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Wind Chill Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
1151 AM MST Mon Jan 30 2023

IDZ051>055-058-062>066-311100-
/O.EXT.KPIH.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-230131T1700Z/
Shoshone/Lava Beds-Arco/Mud Lake Desert-Upper Snake River Plain-
Lower Snake River Plain-Eastern Magic Valley-
Marsh and Arbon Highlands-Blackfoot Mountains-Caribou Range-
Big Hole Mountains-Teton Valley-Centennial Mountains -
Island Park-
Including the cities of Shoshone, Richfield, Carey, Mud Lake,
INL, Craters of the Moon NM, Idaho Falls, Rexburg, St. Anthony,
Pocatello, Blackfoot, American Falls, Shelley, Fort Hall, Burley,
Rupert, Heyburn, Oakley, Inkom, McCammon, Downey,
Lava Hot Springs, Grace, Soda Springs, Henry, Bone, Wayan,
Swan Valley, Victor, Ashton, Tetonia, Driggs, Island Park,
and Kilgore
1151 AM MST Mon Jan 30 2023

...WIND CHILL WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Although temperatures and wind chill readings have
  improved across portions of the area this morning, dangerous
  wind chills are expected to continue across the Upper Snake
  Plain and into portions of the eastern Highlands throughout the
  afternoon and into the morning hours on Tuesday. Therefore, the
  wind chill warning is being extended across this area. Further
  to the south, wind chills have risen but will become dangerously
  cold again tonight, despite not much wind expected area wide.
  Wind chills as low as 30 below zero can be expected across the
  Upper Snake Plain, Arco Desert, Upper Snake Highlands and into
  the eastern highlands throughout the day and into Tuesday
  morning. Wind chills as low as 15 to 25 below zero can be
  expected during the overnight hours and into the morning hours
  on Tuesday across the lower Snake Plain (including Blackfoot,
  Pocatello, American Falls) and into the eastern Magic Valley and
  towards Shoshone.


* WHERE...Shoshone, Carey, Pocatello, Blackfoot, Shelley, Fort
  Hall, Burley, Rupert, Oakley, Victor, Challis, Stanley,
  Ketchum, Hailey, Bellevue, Malta, Rockland, McCammon, Downey,
  Montpelier, Soda Springs, Grace, Wayan, and surrounding areas.

* WHEN...Until 10AM MST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause
  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid outside activities if possible. When outside, make sure you
wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.

&&

$$



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