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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:25 AM MDT Sep. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
6 PM MDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* Impacts... travel is expected to be hazardous in the back country
and through mountain passes. Now is the time to prepare your
emergency supply travel kit.

* Timing... starting this afternoon with the heaviest snowfall
during the evening and overnight hours.

* Snow accumulations... 3 to 8 inches with accumulations of 7 to 11
inches above 8500 ft.

* Confidence... moderate to high in snow impacts and initial
snowfall timing; moderate regarding the timing of when the snow
will end.

* Locations... above 6500 ft of the upper snake Highlands,
including Monida Pass. Above 6500 ft in The Sawtooth mountains,
big and little Wood River region, Lost River/pahsimeroi
including Galena Summit and Willow Creek Summit with heaviest
snow falling above 8500 ft.

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.





Special Statement
Issued: 1:51 PM MDT Sep. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Snow accumulations expected through Friday in the central
mountains...

An early Fall storm system will impact the central Idaho mountains
today through Friday. A cold front during the day will allow much
cooler air to filter into the area, dropping snow levels to near
valley floors. More significant snow accumulations should remain
above 6000 feet elevation. Snow totals through Thursday morning of
2 to 5 inches are forecast with upwards of 7 inches above 8500
feet. An additional 3 to 5 inches may fall in these areas Thursday
into Friday. Below 8500 feet, expect an additional 1 to 3 inches.

Roadways for the next couple days will be slick at times,
especially at pass level. Please be cautious while traveling.
Campers or outdoor enthusiasts should be prepared for below
normal temperatures and winter weather conditions.



151 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

... Snow accumulations expected through Friday in the central
mountains...

An early Fall storm system will impact the central Idaho mountains
today through Friday. A cold front during the day will allow much
cooler air to filter into the area, dropping snow levels to near
valley floors. More significant snow accumulations should remain
above 6000 feet elevation. Snow totals through Thursday morning of
2 to 5 inches are forecast with upwards of 7 inches above 8500
feet. An additional 3 to 5 inches may fall in these areas Thursday
into Friday. Below 8500 feet, expect an additional 1 to 3 inches.

Roadways for the next couple days will be slick at times,
especially at pass level. Please be cautious while traveling.
Campers or outdoor enthusiasts should be prepared for below
normal temperatures and winter weather conditions.



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