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WWUS45 KPIH 281019
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
319 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

.WINTER WEATHER TO RETURN TO THE MOUNTAINS AGAIN THIS WEEKEND...

PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL STREAM INTO CENTRAL IDAHO TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT BRINGING SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
IS EXPECTED TO FALL IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WHERE THE MOISTURE
STREAM INTERACTS WITH THE HIGHER TERRAIN. WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
KEEP THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL ABOVE 7000 FEET...WHERE 5 TO 10 INCHES
IS EXPECTED. THE SNOW IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS IS EXPECTED TO
TAPER OFF BY SUNDAY MORNING. STRONG WINDS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS
MAY RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

IDZ019-023-290000-
/O.EXB.KPIH.WW.Y.0022.141129T1300Z-141130T1300Z/
UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...EDIE RANCH...MONIDA PASS...
TARGHEE PASS...GRAYS LAKE NWR
319 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM
MST SUNDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6500 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING LATE TONIGHT AND INTENSIFYING DURING
  THE DAY SATURDAY. HEAVIEST AMOUNTS SATURDAY EVENING.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...PINE CREEK PASS BETWEEN SWAN VALLEY AND
  VICTOR...THE TETON VALLEY...TARGHEE PASS ON U S ROUTE
  20...RAYNOLDS PASS ON STATE ROUTE 87...AND TETON PASS ON IDAHO
  STATE ROUTE 33/WYOMING STATE ROUTE 22.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

IDZ018-031-290000-
/O.CON.KPIH.WW.Y.0022.141129T0100Z-141130T1300Z/
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...COPPER BASIN...GALENA SUMMIT...
SMILEY CREEK LODGE
319 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW BECOMING WIDESPREAD AND HEAVY FRIDAY EVENING AND
  CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...GALENA SUMMIT...COPPER BASIN...SMILEY CREEK
  LODGE. FOR BLAINE COUNTY...MAINLY ALONG THE BORDER WITH CUSTER
  COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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