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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
315 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...EXPECT THE FIRST BIG WINTER STORM OF THE SEASON THIS WEEKEND...

.A WET...PACIFIC STORM WILL BE MOVING OVER THE AREA SATURDAY INTO
SUNDAY. THE COLD FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE AREA LATE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY EVENING DROPPING SNOW LEVELS BRINGING THE
SEASONS FIRST GOOD SNOW. EXPECT GUSTY WINDS AS WELL WITH THIS
SYSTEM.

IDZ018-011200-
/O.NEW.KPIH.WS.A.0007.141101T2100Z-141103T0000Z/
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...STANLEY...CLAYTON...COPPER BASIN...
BANNER CREEK SUMMIT
315 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY 3 PM MDT
THROUGH SUNDAY 5 MST.

* TIMING...FROM 3 PM MDT SATURDAY TO 5 PM MST SUNDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW FALL OF 5 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...STANELY...BANNER CREEK SUMMIT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...SLICK ROADS OVER LOWER ELEVATIONS AND SNOW
  PACKED ROADS ON MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL MAKE DRIVING CONDITIONS
  HAZARDOUS. ADDITIONALLY...LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES FROM
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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.

&&

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