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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
159 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015


IDZ019>021-291100-
/O.NEW.KPIH.ZF.Y.0005.150129T0300Z-150129T1800Z/
UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DRIGGS...DUBOIS...ISLAND PARK...
ST. ANTHONY...IDAHO FALLS...REXBURG...RIGBY...POCATELLO...
BLACKFOOT
159 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM MST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A FREEZING
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
MST THURSDAY.

* TIMING...8 PM MST THIS EVENING THROUGH 11 AM MST THURSDAY.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS REDUCED TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...REXBURG...IDAHO FALLS...POCATELLO.

* IMPACTS...DENSE FOG WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT IF NOT DANGEROUS
  AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.
ALSO...BE ALERT FOR FROST ON BRIDGE DECKS CAUSING SLIPPERY ROADS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
256 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-292200-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
256 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AFTER A PERIOD OF WARM TEMPERATURES...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO
BRING TEMPERATURES IN THE 20S AND A THREAT OF ACCUMULATING SNOW
TO THE AREA SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
ADDITIONAL SNOW MAY CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK AS WELL.
KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS FOR DETAILS AS WINTER WEATHER
RETURNS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1102 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

COZ030>051-291815-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1102 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SNOW ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS IN THE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT. ANY SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE ON THE
LIGHT SIDE...GENERALLY UNDER 2 INCHES. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL GUST UP TO 60 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS AND UP 45
MPH OVER THE PLAINS...ESPECIALLY THE EASTERN HALF.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SEASONAL TEMPERATURES WILL COVER THE OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY WITH JUST A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SOME SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.

THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA HAS A CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION FRIDAY
NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY AS ANOTHER SYSTEM CROSSES THE CENTRAL
ROCKIES. LATEST INDICATIONS SUGGEST THAT THIS SYSTEM MAY BE
MOVING FURTHER SOUTH THAN EARLIER PREDICTED. THIS WOULD LESSEN
THE PRECIPITATION THREAT ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND IN THE
NORTHERN REACHES OF THE OUTLOOK AREA. THE SYSTEM WILL BRING
COOLER TEMPERATURES AS WELL WITH ANY PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS BEING
MODEST AT BEST.

BRISK NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL BE OVER THE OUTLOOK AREA LATER
SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THERE MAY BE A CHANCE FOR SOME SNOW IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY ON MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
605 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-291315-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
605 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS WILL EXIST ACROSS WESTERN
COLORADO TODAY. LITTLE TO NO SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN
THE HIGH COUNTRY. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE CHANCE FOR MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN WILL BE INCREASING
OVER SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO ON THURSDAY EVENING.
THE CHANCE OF MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN CONTINUES FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY...WITH RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY OVER SOUTHWEST COLORADO ON
FRIDAY. THE SNOW LEVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 8000 TO 9000 FEET
WITH POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. TOTAL STORM
ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS COULD RANGE FROM 4 TO
8 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED SPOTS REACHING 12 INCHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
525 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-291300-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
525 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM FOR THE TETON
AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS IN FAR WEST WYOMING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL OCCUR IN THE WEST UNTIL LATE
MORNING...ENDING EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. EAST OF THE DIVIDE...AREAS
OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL OCCUR...ENDING FROM NORTH TO SOUTH BY
EVENING. PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 9 AM
ACROSS THE EASTERN BIG HORN BASIN...WHERE TEMPERATURES ARE HOVERING
AROUND FREEZING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING...WITH VISIBILITIES AT A FEW
LOCATIONS DECREASING TO BELOW A HALF MILE...WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS EAST OF THE DIVIDE AS WELL A IN THE JACKSON AND STAR
VALLEYS WEST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...OR ANY ICE
ACCUMULATION.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
436 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-291300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
436 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER THIS MORNING
ACROSS NORTHERN UTAH...WITH THE BEST CHANCE COMING NORTH OF I-80.
LITTLE IF ANY ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
HIGHER TERRAIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY CROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST
DURING THE LATTER PORTION OF THE WEEK INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.
THIS SYSTEM WILL SPREAD WIDESPREAD VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TWO THIRDS OF UTAH BEGINNING THURSDAY
NIGHT...AND CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE ENDING SATURDAY.
SIGNIFICANT SNOW IS LIKELY ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN UTAH. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN NEAR 7000
FEET...BUT MAY FALL AS LOW AS 6000 FEET AT TIMES. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BRING AN END TO PRECIPITATION LATE SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
304 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-291400-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
304 AM MST (404 AM CST) WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL REACH THE HIGH TO VERY HIGH
CATEGORIES ON THE WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS TODAY.

A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA TODAY BRINGING GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS. EXPECT NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 50
MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ACROSS NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA AND
THE PLAINS EAST OF THE BLACK HILLS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$


Hydrologic Outlook


HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
MTC003-009-011-017-025-037-065-067-075-087-095-097-103-107-111-
WYC033-301200-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
453 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES OVER THE PAST WEEK HAVE MELTED OUT LOWER
ELEVATION SNOWPACK...AND HAS BEGUN TO MELT SNOWPACK OVER AREA
FOOTHILLS BELOW 7000 FEET. THIS HAS RESULTED IN INCREASING FLOWS
ON AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS...WITH INDICATIONS OF ICE JAM FORMATION
IN SOME AREAS INCLUDING ALONG THE MUSSELSHELL AND TONGUE RIVERS.
AS WATER CONTINUES TO WORK INTO AREA WATERWAYS OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS THE THREAT OF ICE JAM FORMATION AND LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL
INCREASE. THOSE WITH INTERESTS NEAR WATERWAYS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ICE JAM FLOODING AND TAKE PRECAUTIONS NOW TO MOVE LIVESTOCK AND
EQUIPMENT TO HIGHER GROUND.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
816 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

WYZ116-117-290530-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...
HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...WHITAKER
816 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.NOW...

AS OF 810 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR SHOWED A BAND
OF SNOW OVER THE SOUTHERN LARAMIE RANGE AND FOOTHILLS. SHORT
PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW MAY BRIEFLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO
AROUND ONE HALF MILE. TRAVELERS ALONG INTERSTATE 80S BETWEEN
CHEYENNE AND LARAMIE SHOULD EXPECTED SLOW TRAVEL DUE TO SLIPPERY
ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES THIS EVENING. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
END LATE THIS EVENING.

$$
SML

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