Winter Weather Advisory for Southeast Idaho

Winter Weather Advisory for Southeast Idaho

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
227 AM MDT SUN OCT 2 2016

...FIRST SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON TO POTENTIALLY PRODUCE DIFFICULT
TRAVEL AT PASS LEVEL MONDAY...


SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-
LOST RIVER/PASHIMEROI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STANLEY...CLAYTON...ST. ANTHONY...
ASHTON...ISLAND PARK...DRIGGS...VICTOR...HENRY...SODA SPRINGS...
DOWNEY...LAVA HOT SPRINGS...MONTPELIER...HAILEY...KETCHUM...
BELLEVUE...ARCO...CHALLIS...MACKAY
227 AM MDT SUN OCT 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MDT MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY
TO MIDNIGHT MDT MONDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MOUNTAIN PASSES MAY BECOME SLUSHY AND SNOW-COVERED. IF
  TRAVELING, REDUCE DRIVING SPEEDS AND CHECK THE LATEST
  CONDITIONS BEFORE DEPARTING. MAKE SURE YOUR VEHICLE IS
  WINTERIZED.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
  MONDAY MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON AND HEAVIEST ACROSS THE EASTERN
  HIGHLANDS AND IDAHO WASATCH MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET ELEVATION
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* LOCATIONS...GALENA SUMMIT, WILLOW CREEK SUMMIT, EMIGRATION PASS,
  GENEVA SUMMIT, PINE CREEK PASS.

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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