Lower Snake River Plain Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:02 PM MDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening...

* impacts/timing... strong gusty southwest winds will make driving
difficult for high profile vehicles. Areas of reduced visibility
due to blowing dust are also possible, especially in those areas
that have been recently cultivated.

* Winds... sustained southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
45 mph are expected through 9 PM MDT.

* Locations... the snake plain from Aberdeen through Hamer,
including portions of Interstate 86 near Pocatello and
Interstate 15 from Pocatello north through Hamer. The strongest
cross winds are expected across the Arco desert and inl.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of at least 30 mph are expected.
Gusts over 45 mph are possible. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. If
traveling, use caution and keep a firm grip on the wheel. Slow
down and use extra caution if you encounter reduced visibility
due to blowing dust.

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