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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
407 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

.EXPECT SNOW LEVELS TO GRADUALLY RISE TO 7000 TO 7500 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. TOTAL SNOWFALL OF OVER A FOOT IS EXPECTED ABOVE 7500
FEET WITH 6 TO 10 INCHES UP TO 7000 FEET. SNOW SHOULD GRADUALLY
TAPER OFF TONIGHT AS SNOW LEVELS DROP ONCE AGAIN TO 4500 FEET BY
MONDAY MORNING WITH THE STORM ENDING.

ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE SOUTHEAST IDAHO MOUNTAINS TODAY AND
TONIGHT CAN EXPECT DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY OVER
PASSES.

IDZ019-023-025-212200-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
407 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST MONDAY
ABOVE 7500 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 7500 FEET FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING...5 PM TODAY THROUGH 5 AM MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...5 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH OVER A FOOT
  POSSIBLE ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...DRIGGS...ISLAND PARK...MONIDA PASS...
  ASHTON HILL...TARGHEE PASS...PINE CREEK PASS...FISH CREEK
  SUMMIT... GEORGETOWN SUMMIT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH LOW
  VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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