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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
211 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Lander Foothills-Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-
Including the cities of Lander, Jeffrey City, and Casper
211 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

Beginning this morning, west to southwest winds will increase
across portions of central Wyoming with gusts of 30 to 40 mph at
times and mix will new fallen snow to cause areas of blowing snow
that could reduce visibilities to below 1 mile and cause some
drifting of snow across the roadways. The winds should subside
some by this evening.


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
430 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

Eastern Magic Valley-Sawtooth Mountains-Upper Snake Highlands-
Upper Snake River Plain-Lower Snake River Plain-
South Central Highlands-Caribou Highlands-
Cache Valley/Idaho Portion-Wasatch Mountains/Idaho Portion-
Big and Little Wood River Region-Lost River/Pahsimeroi-
Including the cities of Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Stanley,
Clayton, St. Anthony, Ashton, Island Park, Driggs, Victor,
Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Pocatello, Malad City, Oakley, Rockland,
Henry, Soda Springs, Downey, Lava Hot Springs, Preston,
Montpelier, Hailey, Ketchum, Bellevue, Arco, Challis, and Mackay
430 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017


A storm system will begin to spread snow showers across the
Sawtooths, Central Mountains and Continental Divide region by
Sunday afternoon, with snow showers beginning across the
remainder of SE Idaho Sunday night. In addition to the falling
snow, SW winds will become breezy Sunday into Monday, resulting
in areas of blowing snow. The combination of new snow and blowing
snow may result in snowy and icy surfaces Monday, potentially
producing hazardous driving conditions for the commute. You may
consider altering your plans to allow for extra time to reach your
destination Monday. Stay tuned for future forecast updates as we
continue to refine the forecast and resultant impacts as the
system approaches.


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