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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
210 PM MST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER CONTINUES IN SOUTHEAST IDAHO...

.EXPECT SNOW TO OVERSPREAD SOUTHEAST IDAHO THROUGH FRIDAY. HEAVY
AMOUNTS OF GREATER THAN 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS
WITH 2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN. SNOW WILL LIKELY CHANGE
TO RAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN AS
SNOW LEVELS RISE TO ABOVE 5 THOUSAND FEET.

IDZ018-031-091200-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-161211T0000Z/
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STANLEY...CLAYTON...HAILEY...KETCHUM...
BELLEVUE
210 PM MST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
SATURDAY...

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL ACCUMULATE ON
  ROADWAYS RESULTING IN SLICK SURFACES AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

* TIMING...CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY. OCCASIONAL BREAKS IN THE
  SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE, AND SNOW MAY CHANGE TO RAIN IN LOWER
  ELEVATIONS SOUTH OF HAILEY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...16 TO 20 INCHES THROUGH SATURDAY ABOVE
  7000 FT. 4 TO 10 INCHES THROUGH SATURDAY AT VALLEY FLOORS.

* LOCATIONS...STANLEY...CLAYTON...HAILEY...KETCHUM...BELLEVUE

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$



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