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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
653 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

IDZ017-020>023-031-032-250215-
MINIDOKA ID-ONEIDA ID-LINCOLN ID-BINGHAM ID-BUTTE ID-POWER ID-CASSIA
ID-BANNOCK ID-BLAINE ID-
653 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN BLAINE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IDAHO
  SOUTHERN BUTTE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL IDAHO
  NORTHEASTERN CASSIA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IDAHO
  NORTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IDAHO
  MINIDOKA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IDAHO
  NORTHWESTERN BANNOCK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST IDAHO
  POWER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST IDAHO
  WESTERN BINGHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST IDAHO
  NORTHWESTERN ONEIDA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST IDAHO

AT 642 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS EXTENDING FROM PICABO TO RUPERT TO
OAKLEY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 TO 40 MPH.

BRIEF HEAVY RAIN...SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS UP TO 45 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS AS THEY SWEEP UP THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN
THROUGH 815 PM MDT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED THROUGH 815 PM MDT INCLUDE...
   CAREY...
   ELBA...
   IDAHOME...
   CRATERS OF MOON...INL...
   ABERDEEN AND  NEELEY...
   AMERICAN FALLS...POCATELLO...FORT HALL...
   STERLING...BLACKFOOT...
   SPRINGFIELD...

LAT...LON 4396 11301 4313 11228 4242 11251 4215 11381
      4272 11364 4325 11413
TIME...MOT...LOC 0050Z 247DEG 33KT 4321 11395 4275 11353
          4227 11367

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
544 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

IDZ017>025-031-032-251145-
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-
544 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN IDAHO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 7000 FEET FOR THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE SAWTOOTHS AND THE NORTHERN LITTLE AND BIG
WOOD REGION. THOSE TRAVELING OVER GALENA SUMMIT...PLEASE TRAVEL
WITH CAUTION. EXPECT AROUND 1 INCH OF SNOW FOR THE UPPER SNAKE
HIGHLANDS LATER TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

EXPECT AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW FOR THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7000 FEET FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. EXPECT 4 TO 8
INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 7000 FEET IN MOUNTAINS ELSEWHERE IN OUR AREA
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

RAINFALL BELOW 7000 FEET WILL RANGE FROM AROUND .25 TO .5 INCHES
WITH LOCALIZED HEAVIER AMOUNTS MAINLY FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

RAIN ON SNOW COULD CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND
RIVERS. THE NORTHERN CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...UPPER SNAKE
HIGHLANDS...CARIBOU HIGHLANDS AND BEAR LAKE REGION ARE AREAS TO
WATCH FOR POSSIBLE MINOR FLOODING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. COOLER THAN
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECT THROUGH THE PERIOD...PARTICULARLY
ON SATURDAY. OVERALL COOLER TEMPERATURES SHOULD HELP MINIMIZE
FLOODING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WE ASK TRAINED SPOTTERS AND CITIZENS TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT
WEATHER CONDITIONS WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO. THESE CONDITIONS MAY
INCLUDE HAIL...TORNADOES...STRONG WIND...DUST STORMS...SNOWFALL...
EXTREME COLD TEMPERATURES...FREEZING RAIN OR HEAVY RAIN...DENSE
FOG...AND FLOODING OR ICE JAMS. INFORMATION ABOUT THESE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE CALLED INTO YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN POCATELLO USING THE 1-800 SEVERE WEATHER HOTLINE...OR
208-233-0834.

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