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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
135 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST IDAHO WITH
THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
ACCOMPANY THE SYSTEM AND EXPECT STRONG WINDS BOTH AHEAD OF AND
BEHIND THE FRONT ON SATURDAY WHICH WILL LIKELY PRODUCE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW AS WELL ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. WINDS WILL
SHIFT FROM A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING TO A MORE WESTERLY FLOW SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  SNOW AMOUNTS
OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 5500 FEET WITH THIS STORM
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THERE IS THE SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A
BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING BUT WARMER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED AT LOWER
ELEVATIONS WITH A CHANGE OVER TO RAIN.

IDZ018-031-211300-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.A.0008.141122T0600Z-141123T0000Z/
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...STANLEY...CLAYTON...COPPER BASIN...
BANNER CREEK SUMMIT...HAILEY...KETCHUM...SUN VALLEY...BELLEVUE...
GALENA SUMMIT...SMILEY CREEK LODGE
135 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...11 PM FRIDAY THROUGH 5 PM SATURDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...STANLEY...BANNER CREEK SUMMIT...KETCHUM...
   SUN VALLEY...GALENA SUMMIT...SMILEY CREEK LODGE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 40 MPH COULD CAUSE BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
135 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

.A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST IDAHO WITH
THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW BEGINNING FRIDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
ACCOMPANY THE SYSTEM AND EXPECT STRONG WINDS BOTH AHEAD OF AND
BEHIND THE FRONT ON SATURDAY WHICH WILL LIKELY PRODUCE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW AS WELL ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. WINDS WILL
SHIFT FROM A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING TO A MORE WESTERLY FLOW SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  SNOW AMOUNTS
OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 5500 FEET WITH THIS STORM
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THERE IS THE SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A
BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING BUT WARMER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED AT LOWER
ELEVATIONS WITH A CHANGE OVER TO RAIN.

IDZ019-022-023-025-032-211300-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.A.0008.141122T1200Z-141123T0600Z/
UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...DRIGGS...DUBOIS...ISLAND PARK...
ST. ANTHONY...EDIE RANCH...MONIDA PASS...ASHTON HILL...
TARGHEE PASS...PINE CREEK PASS...MALAD...OAKLEY...CITY OF ROCKS...
CONNOR SUMMIT...SWEETZER SUMMIT...MALAD SUMMIT...
LAVA HOT SPRINGS...SODA SPRINGS...MCCAMMON...FISH CREEK SUMMIT...
SWAN VALLEY...GRAYS LAKE NWR...MONTPELIER...GEORGETOWN...PARIS...
GEORGETOWN SUMMIT...ARCO...CHALLIS...MACKAY...WILLOW CREEK SUMMIT
135 PM MST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...5 AM SATURDAY TO 11 PM SATURDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...DRIGGS...DUBOIS...ISLAND PARK...MONIDA
  PASS...ASHTON HILL...TARGHEE PASS...PINE CREEK PASS...
  OAKLEY... CONNOR SUMMIT...SWEETZER SUMMIT...MALAD SUMMIT...
  SODA SPRINGS... FISH CREEK SUMMIT...SWAN VALLEY...
  GEORGETOWN... GEORGETOWN SUMMIT...MACKAY...WILLOW CREEK
  SUMMIT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 40 MPH COULD CAUSE BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW ON ROADWAYS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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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