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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
1125 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.ABUNDANT PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST IDAHO TODAY
AND HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED AT HIGH ELEVATIONS IN THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS AND EASTERN HIGHLANDS. HIGHEST SNOW AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE 7000 FEET AS THIS WILL BE A WARM SYSTEM.
2 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED AT 5 TO 6 THOUSAND FEET WITH OVER
6 INCHES POSSIBLE ABOVE 6 THOUSAND FEET AND OVER A FOOT MAY FALL
ABOVE 7000 FEET. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE SOUTHEAST IDAHO
MOUNTAINS SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT CAN EXPECT
DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY OVER PASSES.

IDZ018-211100-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.W.0010.141221T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...STANLEY...CLAYTON...COPPER BASIN...
BANNER CREEK SUMMIT
1125 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST MONDAY.

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

* MAIN IMPACT...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WITH OVER A FOOT
  POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...STANLEY...CLAYTON...BANNER CREEK SUMMIT

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
1125 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.ABUNDANT PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST IDAHO TODAY
AND HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED AT HIGH ELEVATIONS IN THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS AND EASTERN HIGHLANDS. HIGHEST SNOW AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE 7000 FEET AS THIS WILL BE A WARM SYSTEM.
2 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED AT 5 TO 6 THOUSAND FEET WITH OVER
6 INCHES POSSIBLE ABOVE 6 THOUSAND FEET AND OVER A FOOT MAY FALL
ABOVE 7000 FEET. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE SOUTHEAST IDAHO
MOUNTAINS SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT CAN EXPECT
DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY OVER PASSES.

IDZ031-032-211100-
/O.CON.KPIH.WS.W.0010.141221T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...SUN VALLEY...GALENA SUMMIT...
SMILEY CREEK LODGE...ARCO...WILLOW CREEK SUMMIT
1125 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST MONDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST
MONDAY.

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

* MAIN IMPACT...6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH
  AROUND A FOOT POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...GALENA SUMMIT...SMILEY CREEK LODGE...
  WILLOWCREEK SUMMIT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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High Wind Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1002 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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/O.CON.KMFR.WI.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-141222T0500Z/
MODOC COUNTY-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
1002 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST SUNDAY. A WIND
ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH
  IN THE ADVISORY AREA AND 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH IN
  THE WARNING AREA. STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED NEAR SUMMER LAKE
  AND IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY...REACHING PEAK
  STRENGTH TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA INCLUDE: ALONG OREGON HIGHWAY 31
  FROM PAISLEY TO SUMMER LAKE, ALONG CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY 299 NEAR
  CEDAR PASS, AND IN THE MOUNTAINS IN EASTERN KLAMATH, LAKE AND
  EASTERN MODOC COUNTIES.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE: US HIGHWAY 395 BETWEEN
  VALLEY FALLS AND ALKALI LAKE, PORTIONS OF OREGON HIGHWAY 31 IN
  LAKE COUNTY, PORTIONS OF OREGON HIGHWAY 140 EAST OF LAKEVIEW,
  AND HIGHER TERRAIN IN EASTERN KLAMATH, LAKE AND EASTERN MODOC
  COUNTIES.

* IMPACTS: HIGH WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ON AREA ROADWAYS.
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE MOST IMPACTED. EAST TO WEST
  ORIENTED ROADS WILL EXPERIENCE THE WORST CROSS WINDS. HIGHWAY 31
  BETWEEN PAISLEY AND SUMMER LAKE MAY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED.
  RESIDENTS IN THE AREA SHOULD SECURE LOOSE ITEMS AND USE CAUTION
  WHEN VENTURING OUTDOORS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. TRAVEL WILL BE
IMPACTED, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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


&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
916 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA WITH TIGHTENING
PRESSURE GRADIENTS ACROSS THE INTERIOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL PICK UP LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS
AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...BEFORE
DIMINISHING SUNDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ISOLATED STRONG GUSTS
OVER 60 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE SIMCOE HIGHLANDS...CENTRAL
AND NORTH CENTRAL OREGON...AND THE FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE
MOUNTAINS.

ORZ508-210200-
/O.CON.KPDT.HW.W.0003.141220T2000Z-141221T2000Z/
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL
916 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY...

A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH TODAY. THE WINDS
  WILL PEAK LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MID MORNING SUNDAY. WINDS
  WILL DECREASE TOWARDS NOON SUNDAY.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS: SUDDEN WIND GUSTS WILL MAKE TRAVELING DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OBJECTS...
  INCLUDING HOLIDAY DECORATIONS...MAY SUDDENLY BECOME AIRBORNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE 40 MPH OR GREATER WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 58 MPH. THESE
WINDS CAN EASILY TOSS AROUND LOOSE OBJECTS AND DOWN LARGE TREE
LIMBS AND POWER LINES. THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION AND BE ALERT FOR FLYING DEBRIS. DRIVING MAY ALSO
BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. FOR
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION...CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
916 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA WITH TIGHTENING
PRESSURE GRADIENTS ACROSS THE INTERIOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL PICK UP LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS
AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...BEFORE
DIMINISHING SUNDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ISOLATED STRONG GUSTS
OVER 60 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE SIMCOE HIGHLANDS...CENTRAL
AND NORTH CENTRAL OREGON...AND THE FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE
MOUNTAINS.

ORZ509-210200-
/O.EXB.KPDT.HW.W.0003.141220T2000Z-141221T1500Z/
EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LA PINE...SUNRIVER
916 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST SUNDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH TODAY. THE WINDS
  WILL PEAK LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL
  DECREASE TOWARDS DAYBREAK SUNDAY.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS: SUDDEN WIND GUSTS WILL MAKE TRAVELING DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OBJECTS...
  INCLUDING HOLIDAY DECORATIONS...MAY SUDDENLY BECOME AIRBORNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE 40 MPH OR GREATER WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 58 MPH. THESE
WINDS CAN EASILY TOSS AROUND LOOSE OBJECTS AND DOWN LARGE TREE
LIMBS AND POWER LINES. THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION AND BE ALERT FOR FLYING DEBRIS. DRIVING MAY ALSO
BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. FOR
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION...CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1139 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

A MOIST PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW AND
MIXED PRECIPITATION AT LOWER ELEVATIONS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
EARLY MONDAY. TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BECOME DIFFICULT
ON SUNDAY WITH SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS. STRONG WINDS WILL IN
SOME AREAS WILL CAUSE REDUCED VISIBILITY AND ADDITIONAL
DIFFICULTY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

MTZ008-015-055-210645-
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/O.EXB.KTFX.WW.Y.0054.141221T0200Z-141222T1200Z/
BEAVERHEAD-MADISON-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...MONIDA PASS...RAYNOLDS PASS...
BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...
WEST YELLOWSTONE
1139 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM MST MONDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET FOR SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MST
MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER SOUTHWEST
  MONTANA LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. TRAVEL MAY
  BECOME DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WITH SNOW COVERED AND
  ICY ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE OVER
  MOUNTAIN PASSES...WITH UP TO 20 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE OVER
  THE MOUNTAINS.

* ELEVATIONS: FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN
  PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE... BIG HOLE PASS...
  CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...MONIDA PASS... RAYNOLDS PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1028 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...ATMOSPHERIC RIVER TO BRING HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW...

.AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER WILL BRING ABUNDANT MOISTURE TO THE
NORTHERN ROCKIES TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY WITH PERIODS OF
MODERATE TO HEAVY MOUNTAIN PASS SNOWFALL. SNOW LEVELS WILL
INITIALLY BEGIN AS LOW AS 3000 FT THIS AFTERNOON THEN GRADUALLY
RISE TO NEAR 5000 FEET ON SUNDAY MORNING AND UP TO 6000 FEET ON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THUS SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER RAIN OR A RAIN AND
SNOW MIX FOR MANY LOWER ELEVATION PASSES ON SUNDAY MORNING.
PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME MORE SHOWERY ON SUNDAY NIGHT BUT WILL
CONTINUE FOR MANY LOCATIONS.

IDZ005-006-010-MTZ004-211200-
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/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0072.141220T2200Z-141222T1200Z/
NORTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-LOWER CLARK FORK REGION-
1028 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MST /2 PM PST/
THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST /4 AM PST/ MONDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROADS ABOVE 4000 FEET...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MST /2 PM PST/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
MST /4 AM PST/ MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* * IMPACTS/TIMING: HEAVY WET SNOW TO IMPACT AREA PASSES TONIGHT
  THROUGH LATE SUNDAY. HEAVY SNOW FOLLOWED BY RAIN COULD MAKE
  MOUNTAIN ROADS VERY DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS TO TRAVEL ON AT
  TIMES. LOOKOUT... LOLO... AND LOST TRAIL PASSES WILL MOST LIKELY
  BE IMPACTED. MANY HIGHER ELEVATION LOCATIONS SUCH AS ELK CITY...
  DIXIE... AND GILMORE SUMMIT IN CENTRAL IDAHO MAY RECEIVE
  SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW ALSO.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: LOOKOUT... LOLO... AND LOST TRAIL PASSES
  WILL BE MOST IMPACTED WITH EXPECTED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6-12
  INCHES IN 24 HOURS. ELK CITY... DIXIE... AND GILMORE SUMMIT MAY
  ALSO RECEIVE 3-6 INCHES IN 24 HOURS. PORTIONS OF THE SALMON
  RIVER VALLEY MAY ALSO SEE A SLUSHY INCH OR TWO OF SNOW MAINLY
  TONIGHT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...DIXIE...ELK CITY...BANNOCK PASS...
   HIGHWAY 28 TENDOY TO LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS
  TO GIBBONSVILLE...LEMHI PASS...EVARO HILL

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1028 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...ATMOSPHERIC RIVER TO BRING HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW...

.AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER WILL BRING ABUNDANT MOISTURE TO THE
NORTHERN ROCKIES TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY WITH PERIODS OF
MODERATE TO HEAVY MOUNTAIN PASS SNOWFALL. SNOW LEVELS WILL
INITIALLY BEGIN AS LOW AS 3000 FT THIS AFTERNOON THEN GRADUALLY
RISE TO NEAR 5000 FEET ON SUNDAY MORNING AND UP TO 6000 FEET ON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THUS SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER RAIN OR A RAIN AND
SNOW MIX FOR MANY LOWER ELEVATION PASSES ON SUNDAY MORNING.
PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME MORE SHOWERY ON SUNDAY NIGHT BUT WILL
CONTINUE FOR MANY LOCATIONS.

IDZ009-211200-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0072.141220T2200Z-141222T1200Z/
WESTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
1028 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM MST MONDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROADS ABOVE 4000 FEET...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST MONDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING:HEAVY WET SNOW TO IMPACT AREA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT
  THROUGH LATE SUNDAY. HEAVY SNOW FOLLOWED BY RAIN COULD MAKE
  MOUNTAIN ROADS VERY DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS TO TRAVEL ON AT
  TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: HIGHER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS WILLIAMS CREEK
  SUMMIT WILL BE MOST IMPACTED WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS 6-12 INCHES
  IN 24 HOURS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1028 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...ATMOSPHERIC RIVER TO BRING HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW...

.AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER WILL BRING ABUNDANT MOISTURE TO THE
NORTHERN ROCKIES TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY WITH PERIODS OF
MODERATE TO HEAVY MOUNTAIN PASS SNOWFALL. SNOW LEVELS WILL
INITIALLY BEGIN AS LOW AS 3000 FT THIS AFTERNOON THEN GRADUALLY
RISE TO NEAR 5000 FEET ON SUNDAY MORNING AND UP TO 6000 FEET ON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THUS SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER RAIN OR A RAIN AND
SNOW MIX FOR MANY LOWER ELEVATION PASSES ON SUNDAY MORNING.
PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME MORE SHOWERY ON SUNDAY NIGHT BUT WILL
CONTINUE FOR MANY LOCATIONS.

MTZ002-006-007-043-211200-
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/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0072.141221T0200Z-141222T1200Z/
WEST GLACIER REGION-BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-
BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
1028 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROADS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* * IMPACTS/TIMING: HEAVY WET SNOW WILL IMPACT AREA PASSES THIS
  EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY. HEAVY SNOW FOLLOWED BY RAIN COULD
  MAKE MOUNTAIN ROADS VERY DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS TO TRAVEL ON AT
  TIMES. LOLO AND LOST TRAIL PASSES WILL MOST LIKELY BE
  IMPACTED... WITH IMPACTS ALSO POSSIBLE AT HOMESTAKE...
  MCDONALD... AND MARIAS PASSES. MANY HIGHER ELEVATION LOCATIONS
  SUCH AS GEORGETOWN LAKE AND SEELEY LAKE MAY RECEIVE SEVERAL
  INCHES OF SNOW ALSO.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: LOLO AND LOST TRAIL PASSES WILL BE MOST
  IMPACTED WITH EXPECTED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6-12 INCHES IN 24
  HOURS. HOMESTAKE... MCDONALD... AND MARIAS PASSES SHOULD SEE 2-8
  INCHES IN 24 HOURS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BAD ROCK CANYON...ESSEX...HIGHWAY
  83 BIGFORK TO SWAN LAKE...MARIAS PASS...POLEBRIDGE...HIGHWAY
  93 SULA TO LOST TRAIL PASS...LOLO PASS...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN
  LAKE...HIGHWAY 12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE PASS...
  MACDONALD PASS...HIGHWAY 200 BONNER TO GREENOUGH...HIGHWAY 83
  SEELEY LAKE TO CONDON...I-90 EAST MISSOULA TO BEARMOUTH

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
439 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH ELEVATION WINTER STORM FOR THE EAST-CENTRAL OREGON AND
SOUTHWEST IDAHO MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND...

.A CONTINUOUS FETCH OF PACIFIC MOISTURE WILL BRING A PROLONGED
PERIOD OF PRECIPITATION TO SOUTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST IDAHO
THIS WEEKEND. FOCUS OF THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION WILL BE OVER THE
EAST-CENTRAL OREGON MOUNTAINS...WEISER BASIN AND THE WEST CENTRAL
AND BOISE MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS WILL START AROUND 5000 FEET
TODAY...AND RISE TO 6000 FEET ACROSS THE EAST-CENTRAL OREGON AND
WEST-CENTRAL IDAHO MTNS AND TO AROUND 7000 FEET IN THE BOISE
MOUNTAINS BY SUNDAY MORNING. MOUNTAIN VALLEYS BELOW 5500 FEET WILL
SEE 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW BEFORE THE CHANGEOVER TO RAIN LATER THIS
EVENING.


IDZ011-202200-
/O.EXT.KBOI.WW.Y.0015.141220T1800Z-141221T0600Z/
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
439 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN THE WEST-CENTRAL AND
BOISE MOUNTAINS IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS. UP TO ONE FOOT
  THROUGH MIDNIGHT ACROSS HIGHER PEAKS WITH ADDITIONAL
  ACCUMULATIONS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS...4500 FEET...RISING TO 5500 BY MIDNIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE MORNING INCREASING IN
  INTENSITY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE THROUGH THE
  EVENING REDUCING IMPACTS IN MOUNTAIN VALLEYS

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW-COVERED MAKING DRIVING
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 55 NORTH OF SMITHS FERRY
  AND WARM LAKE ROAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
222 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014


NVZ031-210000-
/O.CON.KLKN.WW.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-141223T0000Z/
NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-
222 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ABOVE 6500
FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 18 INCHES THROUGH MONDAY. LOCALLY 2
  FEET ON FAVORED MOUNTAINS AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING: THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH MIDDAY SUNDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY
  INTO MONDAY.

* OTHER IMPACTS: TRAVEL TO THE HIGHER TERRAIN WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY. HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
  SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT...AND OUTDOOR
  RECREATION DANGEROUS...SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING. SNOW AND STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
  CONTINUE SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE
EXPECTED DUE TO WINTRY CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT WWW.NVROADS.COM.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1002 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

CAZ085-ORZ030-031-210215-
/O.NEW.KMFR.HW.W.0016.141220T2000Z-141222T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.WI.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-141222T0500Z/
MODOC COUNTY-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
1002 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST SUNDAY. A WIND
ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH
  IN THE ADVISORY AREA AND 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH IN
  THE WARNING AREA. STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED NEAR SUMMER LAKE
  AND IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY...REACHING PEAK
  STRENGTH TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA INCLUDE: ALONG OREGON HIGHWAY 31
  FROM PAISLEY TO SUMMER LAKE, ALONG CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY 299 NEAR
  CEDAR PASS, AND IN THE MOUNTAINS IN EASTERN KLAMATH, LAKE AND
  EASTERN MODOC COUNTIES.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE: US HIGHWAY 395 BETWEEN
  VALLEY FALLS AND ALKALI LAKE, PORTIONS OF OREGON HIGHWAY 31 IN
  LAKE COUNTY, PORTIONS OF OREGON HIGHWAY 140 EAST OF LAKEVIEW,
  AND HIGHER TERRAIN IN EASTERN KLAMATH, LAKE AND EASTERN MODOC
  COUNTIES.

* IMPACTS: HIGH WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT ON AREA ROADWAYS.
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE MOST IMPACTED. EAST TO WEST
  ORIENTED ROADS WILL EXPERIENCE THE WORST CROSS WINDS. HIGHWAY 31
  BETWEEN PAISLEY AND SUMMER LAKE MAY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED.
  RESIDENTS IN THE AREA SHOULD SECURE LOOSE ITEMS AND USE CAUTION
  WHEN VENTURING OUTDOORS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE. TRAVEL WILL BE
IMPACTED, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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


&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
916 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA WITH TIGHTENING
PRESSURE GRADIENTS ACROSS THE INTERIOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL PICK UP LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS
AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...BEFORE
DIMINISHING SUNDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ISOLATED STRONG GUSTS
OVER 60 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE SIMCOE HIGHLANDS...CENTRAL
AND NORTH CENTRAL OREGON...AND THE FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE
MOUNTAINS.

ORZ044-WAZ028-210200-
/O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0036.141220T2000Z-141221T2000Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOARDMAN...HERMISTON...IONE...CONNELL...
PROSSER...TRI-CITIES
916 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH TODAY. THE WINDS
  WILL PEAK LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MID MORNING SUNDAY. WINDS
  WILL DECREASE TOWARDS NOON SUNDAY.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS: SUDDEN WIND GUSTS WILL MAKE TRAVELING DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OBJECTS...
  INCLUDING HOLIDAY DECORATIONS...MAY SUDDENLY BECOME AIRBORNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST
BETWEEN 30 AND 39 MPH OR GUSTS RANGING FROM 45 TO 57 MPH. WINDS
OF THESE MAGNITUDES CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE MAY ALSO OCCUR. FOR
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION...CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
916 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA WITH TIGHTENING
PRESSURE GRADIENTS ACROSS THE INTERIOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WILL PICK UP LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS
AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT...BEFORE
DIMINISHING SUNDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON. ISOLATED STRONG GUSTS
OVER 60 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE SIMCOE HIGHLANDS...CENTRAL
AND NORTH CENTRAL OREGON...AND THE FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE
MOUNTAINS.

ORZ507-WAZ029-210200-
/O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0036.141220T2000Z-141221T2000Z/
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...DAYTON...
WAITSBURG...WALLA WALLA
916 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH TODAY. THE WINDS
  WILL PEAK LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MID MORNING SUNDAY. WINDS
  WILL DECREASE TOWARDS NOON SUNDAY.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS: SUDDEN WIND GUSTS WILL MAKE TRAVELING DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OBJECTS...
  INCLUDING HOLIDAY DECORATIONS...MAY SUDDENLY BECOME AIRBORNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST
BETWEEN 30 AND 39 MPH OR GUSTS RANGING FROM 45 TO 57 MPH. WINDS
OF THESE MAGNITUDES CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE MAY ALSO OCCUR. FOR
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION...CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON.

&&

$$


Flood Watch


FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
245 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48
TO 72 HOURS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTHEAST
WASHINGTON...

.A LARGE MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA
TODAY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. WITH 72 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS
IN EXCESS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ALONG THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST
OREGON...AND 3 TO 7 INCHES ACROSS THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
CASCADES...FLOODING OF RIVERS AS WELL AS SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE.

ORZ049-050-502-503-505>508-WAZ029-030-202300-
/O.CON.KPDT.FA.A.0003.141221T0000Z-141223T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GRANDE RONDE VALLEY-WALLOWA COUNTY-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-JOHN DAY BASIN-OCHOCO-
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COVE...ELGIN...LA GRANDE...UNION...
ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...LONG CREEK...
UKIAH...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...MITCHELL...MONUMENT...SPRAY...
BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA...PENDLETON...
PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...
WALLA WALLA...SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT
245 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF OREGON AND SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN OREGON...FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE
  MOUNTAINS OF OREGON...FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS
  OF OREGON...GRANDE RONDE VALLEY...JOHN DAY BASIN...NORTHERN
  BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON...OCHOCO-JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS...
  SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON AND WALLOWA COUNTY. IN
  SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON...FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF
  WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON.

* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* 48 HOUR PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES. THE
  SNOW LEVEL WILL BE AROUND 3000 FEET TODAY AND WILL RISE TO NEAR
  8000 FEET ON SUNDAY.

* SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL START TO RISE TODAY WITH THE
  LARGER RIVERS SEEING SUBSTANTIAL RISES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. NO
  FLOODING IS FORECAST ALONG THE LARGER RIVERS...BUT SEVERAL
  RIVERS ARE FORECAST TO REACH ACTION STAGE. THE SMALL CREEKS AND
  STREAMS COULD SEE MINOR FLOODING...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY AS MODERATE
  RAIN AND SNOW MELT ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
245 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48
TO 72 HOURS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTHEAST
WASHINGTON...

.A LARGE MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA
TODAY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. WITH 72 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS
IN EXCESS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ALONG THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHEAST
OREGON...AND 3 TO 7 INCHES ACROSS THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
CASCADES...FLOODING OF RIVERS AS WELL AS SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE.

ORZ041-509>511-WAZ024-026-027-520-521-202300-
/O.CON.KPDT.FA.A.0003.141221T0000Z-141223T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
CENTRAL OREGON-EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-
EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...LA PINE...
SUNRIVER...DUFUR...MAUPIN...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...
REDMOND...WHITE SALMON...ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...
SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...APPLETON...CLE ELUM...
CLIFFDELL...GOLDENDALE
245 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF OREGON AND WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN OREGON...CENTRAL OREGON...EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE
  OF OREGON...EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES AND NORTH CENTRAL
  OREGON. IN WASHINGTON...EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES
  AND SIMCOE HIGHLANDS...EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF
  WASHINGTON...KITTITAS VALLEY AND THE YAKIMA VALLEY.

* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES
  WILL LEAD TO RISING RIVERS AS WELL AS THE SMALL CREEKS AND
  STREAMS. SNOW LEVELS WILL START OFF AROUND 2500-3000 FEET...BUT
  WILL QUICKLY RISE TO OVER 6000 FEET BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL START TO RISE TODAY WITH THE
  LARGER RIVERS SEEING SUBSTANTIAL RISES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. MINOR
  FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY EVENING FOR
  THE DESCHUTES RIVER NEAR MOODY...AND THE NACHES RIVER NEAR
  NACHES. SEVERAL OTHER RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO CREST AT ACTION
  STAGE...BUT ARE NOT FORECAST TO REACH FLOOD STAGE. HOWEVER...THE
  SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS COULD SEE MINOR FLOODING...ESPECIALLY
  SUNDAY AS MODERATE RAIN AND SNOW MELT ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
121 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WATCH
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS DESCHUTES RIVER...NACHES RIVER IN OREGON...
WASHINGTON...

  DESCHUTES RIVER AT MOODY AFFECTING SHERMAN AND WASCO COUNTIES
  NACHES RIVER NEAR NACHES AFFECTING YAKIMA COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT
FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECAST AND BE ALERT FOR
POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING
SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=PDT


&&

ORZ044-210921-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FL.A.0003.141222T0326Z-141223T0125Z/
/MODO3.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
121 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
  THE DESCHUTES RIVER AT MOODY
* FROM SUNDAY EVENING TO MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 12:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY SUNDAY EVENING.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO REACH A MAXIMUM STAGE OF 8.8 FEET BY
  MONDAY MORNING.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
440 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-211300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
440 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A MOIST WESTERLY FLOW WILL KEEP A THREAT OF LIGHT VALLEY RAIN AND
MOUNTAIN SNOW ACROSS THE NORTHWEST OUTLOOK AREA TODAY. MOISTURE
WILL INCREASE TONIGHT WITH VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW BECOMING
MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE NORTH OVERNIGHT. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL
IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE ABOUT 7000 FEET. STRONG
WINDS WILL ALSO DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND WILL
CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

VALLEY RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THE NORTHERN OUTLOOK AREA SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. HEAVY SNOW
AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AT HIGHER
ELEVATIONS. RAIN IS EXPECTED BELOW ABOUT 7500 TO 8000 FEET
RESULTING IN A REDUCED IMPACT ACROSS THE SUMMITS OF MOST OF THE
MAJOR ROUTES THROUGH THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.

SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL BACK DOWN TO AROUND 5000 FEET ON MONDAY BUT
PRECIPITATION WILL BE TURNING SHOWERY AND TAPERING OFF DURING THE
DAY AS WELL.

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SNOW AGAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
OUTLOOK AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

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