WINTER STORM WARNING UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS

WINTER STORM WARNING UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
317 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016


UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. ANTHONY...ASHTON...ISLAND PARK...
DRIGGS...VICTOR...HENRY...SODA SPRINGS...DOWNEY...
LAVA HOT SPRINGS
317 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING
TO 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL PRODUCE DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES ON MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ROADWAYS.

* TIMING...AREAS OF VERY LIGHT SNOW WILL RAPIDLY INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY AND COVERAGE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GUSTY
  WINDS AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES. AREAS IN THE BIG HOLE
  RANGE AND ALONG THE WYOMING BORDER NORTH OF DRIGGS COULD SEE
  ACCUMULATIONS OVER ONE FOOT.

* LOCATIONS...ISLAND PARK...DRIGGS...SODA SPRINGS...LAVA HOT
  SPRINGS...FISH CREEK SUMMIT...PINE CREEK PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY
HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT... FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

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