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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
1159 AM MST THU NOV 27 2014

.WINTER WEATHER TO RETURN TO THE MOUNTAINS AGAIN THIS WEEKEND...

PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL STREAM INTO CENTRAL IDAHO TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT BRINGING SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
IS EXPECTED TO FALL IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WHERE THE MOISTURE
STREAM INTERACTS WITH THE HIGHER TERRAIN. WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
KEEP THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL ABOVE 7000 FEET...WHERE 5 TO 10 INCHES
IS EXPECTED. THE SNOW IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS IS EXPECTED TO
TAPER OFF BY SUNDAY MORNING. STRONG WINDS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS MAY
RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

IDZ018-031-281100-
/O.NEW.KPIH.WW.Y.0022.141129T0100Z-141130T1300Z/
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...COPPER BASIN...GALENA SUMMIT...
SMILEY CREEK LODGE
1159 AM MST THU NOV 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO 6 AM MST
SUNDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 7000 FEET FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW BECOMING WIDESPREAD AND HEAVY FRIDAY EVENING AND
  CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...GALENA SUMMIT...COPPER BASIN...SMILEY CREEK
  LODGE. IN BLAINE COUNTY MAINLY ALONG THE BORDER WITH CUSTER
  COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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