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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
135 PM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015



IDZ017-020-021-281100-
/O.CON.KPIH.WI.Y.0005.150328T1400Z-150328T2300Z/
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURLEY...RUPERT...SHOSHONE...CAREY...
IDAHO FALLS...REXBURG...RIGBY...POCATELLO...BLACKFOOT
135 PM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM MDT
SATURDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP AROUND 8 AM... PEAK
  BETWEEN 11 AM AND 3 PM...AND THEN DECREASE TO BREEZY CONDITIONS
  BY 5 PM.

* WINDS...EXPECT PEAK WINDS DURING THE DAY SATURDAY OF SOUTHWEST
  TO WEST WIND OF 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...THE EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY TO THE REXBURG
  AREA...WITH STRONGEST WIND EXPECTED IN THE CORRIDOR WHICH
  INCLUDES INTERSTATES 84...86...AND 15 FROM BURLEY TO ROBERTS.
  ALSO...STRONG WIND CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG U S ROUTE 20 AND IN THE
  ARCO DESERT.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING DUST FROM IDAHO FALLS TO REXBURG HAS OFTEN
  LED TO EXTREMELY LOW VISIBILITY IN BLOWING DUST FROM RECENTLY
  PLOWED AGRICULTURAL FIELDS DURING THIS TIME OF YEAR. IT COULD BE
  LOW ENOUGH THAT INTERSTATE 15 COULD BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY. NEAR
  ZERO VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING DUST CAN ALSO OCCUR ANYWHERE IN
  THE AREA IN A VERY LOCALIZED MANNER. THE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS
  CAN MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO CONTROL YOUR VEHICLE WHEN DRIVING AT
  FREEWAY SPEEDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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