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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
324 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

IDZ011>016-028>030-033-ORZ061>064-252330-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-LOWER TREASURE VALLEY ID-BOISE MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TREASURE VALLEY-SOUTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WESTERN MAGIC VALLEY-
CAMAS PRAIRIE-OWYHEE MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN TWIN FALLS COUNTY-
UPPER WEISER RIVER-HARNEY COUNTY-BAKER COUNTY-MALHEUR COUNTY-
LOWER TREASURE VALLEY OR-
324 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...ANOTHER BIG CHANGE IN THE WEATHER COMING TONIGHT...

A LARGE AND STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE REGION OVERNIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING. THIS WILL
RESULT IN TEMPERATURES 10 TO 25 DEGREES COOLER TOMORROW THAT
TODAY. THE SYSTEM WILL ALSO SPREAD NUMEROUS SHOWERS TO THE REGION
OVERNIGHT AND TOMORROW...AND THERE IS EVEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT MAINLY IN THE WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS
AFTERNOON IN SOUTHEAST OREGON...WHERE GUSTS TO 50 MPH HAVE BEEN
REPORTED. THESE WINDS WILL DIMINISH OVERNIGHT BEFORE SWITCHING TO
NORTHWEST BEHIND THE APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
302 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-262115-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...
DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
302 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

A NOTICEABLE CHANGE TO THE WEATHER WILL BE ARRIVING TO EASTERN
UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS. A PACIFIC
STORM SYSTEM WILL BE SWEEPING EASTWARD BEGINNING TONIGHT AND
ARRIVE TO THE GREAT PLAINS BY MONDAY MORNING. SHOWERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF NORTHERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO BY SUNRISE TOMORROW. THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES OF
SATURDAY WILL MOVE BY THE WAYSIDE AS HIGHS COOL SOME 5 TO 10
DEGREES UNDER THE CLOUD COVER ON SUNDAY. THE PERIOD OF FOCUS FOR
THE PASSING STORM SYSTEM WILL BE SUNDAY EVENING INTO THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS ON MONDAY AS THE COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH. SNOW
SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY AS COLDER AIR FILTERS IN. SNOW AMOUNTS WILL
GENERALLY BE IN THE 1-3 INCH RANGE ABOVE 9000 FEET WITH SOME
IMPACT TO RABBIT EARS AND VAIL PASSES POSSIBLE. AS THE STORM WINDS
DOWN ON MONDAY COLD AIR WILL BE FILTERING INTO THE REGION. CLEAR
SKIES BY MONDAY EVENING WILL BRING FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR
WIDESPREAD FREEZING CONDITIONS TO THE LOWER VALLEYS OF WESTERN
COLORADO AND NORTHEAST UTAH.

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
421 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

IDZ017>025-031-032-252230-
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...SHOSHONE...CAREY...
STANLEY...CLAYTON...DRIGGS...DUBOIS...ISLAND PARK...ST. ANTHONY...
EDIE SCHOOL...IDAHO FALLS...REXBURG...RIGBY...POCATELLO...
BLACKFOOT...FORT HALL...AMERICAN FALLS...MALAD CITY...OAKLEY...
ROCKLAND...DOWNEY...LAVA HOT SPRINGS...SODA SPRINGS...WAYAN...
PRESTON...DAYTON...MONTPELIER...GEORGETOWN...PARIS...HAILEY...
KETCHUM...SUN VALLEY...BELLEVUE...ARCO...CHALLIS...MACKAY
421 AM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...MUCH COLDER ON SUNDAY...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BE THROUGH THE AREA BY EARLY TOMORROW.
FORECAST HIGHS ARE EXPECTED TO BE 15 TO 20 DEGREES COLDER
TOMORROW. SNOW IS LIKELY ABOVE 6500 FEET. LOCATIONS ABOVE 6500
FEET IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS COULD SEE 3 TO 5 INCHES OF
SNOW...THIS INCLUDES GALENA PASS. ABOUT 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IS
POSSIBLE ABOVE 6500 FEET ACROSS THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS
WHICH WILL MAINLY AFFECT MOUNTAIN PASSES GOING INTO MONTANA AND
WYOMING ALONG WITH PINE CREEK PASS.

$$

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