Lost River/Pashimeroi Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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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.





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