ID WFO POCATELLO Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO POCATELLO Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Thursday, February 22, 2018

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Pocatello ID

208 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

…Winter brings accumulating snow to Central Idaho today…

Snow showers, moderate or even heavy at times, are expected across

the Wood River Valley and Sawtooth Mountains this morning

which will continue through the afternoon. Those traveling across

mountain summits should be prepared for accumulating snow and

icy/snowy conditions. Blowing and drifting snow is a risk as well,

primarily after the snow has fallen later this evening.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS MORNING

TO 6 PM MST THIS EVENING…

* WHAT…Accumulating snow expected. Plan on icy or snowy road

conditions. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches at valley

floors, with localized amounts up to 8 inches above 6500 ft,

are expected.

* WHERE…Across the Sawtooth Mountain Range and Big and Little

Wood River Valleys, including Galena Summit and Banner Summit.

* WHEN…From 5 AM early this morning to 6 PM MST this evening.

Most of the snowfall will occur this morning, affecting the

morning commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities at

times. Give yourself additional time on your commute this

morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities. The latest road conditions can be

obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS MORNING

TO 6 PM MST THIS EVENING…

* WHAT…Accumulating snow expected. Plan on icy or snowy road

conditions. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches at valley

floors, with localized amounts up to 8 inches above 6500 ft,

are expected.

* WHERE…Across the Sawtooth Mountain Range and Big and Little

Wood River Valleys, including Galena Summit and Banner Summit.

* WHEN…From 5 AM early this morning to 6 PM MST this evening.

Most of the snowfall will occur this morning, affecting the

morning commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities at

times. Give yourself additional time on your commute this

morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities. The latest road conditions can be

obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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