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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
208 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017


IDZ018-031-201100-
/O.NEW.KPIH.WS.A.0009.170220T1300Z-170221T2200Z/
Sawtooth Mountains-Big and Little Wood River Region-
Including the cities of Stanley, Clayton, Hailey, Ketchum,
and Bellevue
208 PM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Monday morning through
Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Moderate to heavy snow and blowing snow is expected to
  create difficult driving conditions above 6500 ft, including
  passes.

* TIMING...Snow above 6500 ft should become heavy at times during
  the day Monday, and continue through Tuesday. The strongest
  winds are expected Monday night through Tuesday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Valley accumulations of 2 to 5 inches.
  Above 6500 ft, 10 to 18 inches are expected. The highest
  elevations may see accumulations around 2 feet.

* CONFIDENCE...High confidence in timing. Moderate confidence in
  high elevation snow amounts and winds. Low confidence in valley
  snow amounts.

* LOCATIONS...Stanley, Clayton, Hailey, Ketchum, and Bellevue

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$



Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
1118 AM MST FRI FEB 17 2017

IDC013-019-023-037-051-065-201930-
/O.EXT.KPIH.FA.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-170220T1930Z/
/00000.N.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Custer ID-Blaine ID-Jefferson ID-Butte ID-Bonneville ID-Madison ID-
1118 AM MST FRI FEB 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* Flood Advisory for...
  Rain and Snowmelt in...
  Eastern Custer County in central Idaho...
  Central Blaine County in central Idaho...
  Jefferson County in southeastern Idaho...
  Southern Butte County in southeastern Idaho...
  Northwestern Bonneville County in southeastern Idaho...
  Western Madison County in southeastern Idaho...

* Until 1230 PM MST Monday

* At 1100 AM MST, emergency management reported that extensive
  flooding was continuing in some areas with water threatening roads
  and homes. Rainfall expected over the weekend will result in
  continued flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Rigby, Arco, Carey, Ririe Reservoir,
  Terreton, Lorenzo, Picabo, Ammon, Iona, Sugar City, Ucon, Menan,
  Ririe, Roberts, Lewisville, Mud Lake, Hamer and Archer.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff will cause flooding of small creeks and streams,
country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

&&

LAT...LON 4339 11168 4345 11233 4365 11251 4365 11268
      4349 11288 4353 11332 4321 11372 4320 11438
      4333 11442 4335 11395 4353 11349 4379 11347
      4395 11361 4382 11334 4364 11326 4366 11311
      4400 11263 4403 11219 4396 11218 4385 11157

$$

Hedges




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