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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 4:23 AM MST on December 22, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EST on December 22, 2014


... Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 9 PM MST
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 9 PM MST
this evening.

* Timing... from 1100 am until 900 PM MST. Strongest wind should
occur from 200 PM until 500 PM.

* Winds... west to northwest 30 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* Locations include... the eastern Magic Valley and the lower Snake
River Plain... mainly along the Interstate corridor from Burley
to Pocatello

* impacts... wind this strong can make control of your vehicle
difficult when it is a cross wind. The only mitigation is to
drive at slower speeds. The wind can also bring down
branches... trees... and power lines. Secure light objects that
are usually kept outside your home.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.




Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 7:00 AM MST on December 21, 2014

Expires 9:30 AM EST on December 22, 2014


... The Sawtooth National Forest avalanche center... Sun Valley Idaho has
continued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect until 730 am MST Monday.

* Location... for the Soldier... smoky... Boulder... and sawtooth
ranges. This includes the mountains near Fairfield..Ketchum...
Galena Summit... Smiley creek and Stanley.

* Reason... heavy snowfall... rain and strong winds will produce
widespread high avalanche danger. Some avalanches will be large
and destructive and may reach valley floors.

Precaution/preparedness actions...

Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely. Avoid travel
and recreation in or below avalanche terrain. Backcountry
skiers... snowboarders... snowmobilers and other users should be
aware of sloping terrain and avoid avalanche path runout areas.
Use extreme caution.

Additional information...

This warning does not apply to controlled ski areas or Highway operations.

Updates to The Sawtooth avalanche center bulletin may be found at
www.Sawtoothavalanche.Com.

Transmitted at the request of The Sawtooth National Forest
avalanche center... Sun Valley Idaho.




Weather information on-line 24-hours a day
(all lower-case letters)

Www.Weather.Gov/Pocatello


700 am MST sun Dec 21 2014

... The Sawtooth National Forest avalanche center... Sun Valley Idaho has
continued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect until 730 am MST Monday.

* Location... for the Soldier... smoky... Boulder... and sawtooth
ranges. This includes the mountains near Fairfield..Ketchum...
Galena Summit... Smiley creek and Stanley.

* Reason... heavy snowfall... rain and strong winds will produce
widespread high avalanche danger. Some avalanches will be large
and destructive and may reach valley floors.

Precaution/preparedness actions...

Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely. Avoid travel
and recreation in or below avalanche terrain. Backcountry
skiers... snowboarders... snowmobilers and other users should be
aware of sloping terrain and avoid avalanche path runout areas.
Use extreme caution.

Additional information...

This warning does not apply to controlled ski areas or Highway operations.

Updates to The Sawtooth avalanche center bulletin may be found at
www.Sawtoothavalanche.Com.

Transmitted at the request of The Sawtooth National Forest
avalanche center... Sun Valley Idaho.




Weather information on-line 24-hours a day
(all lower-case letters)

Www.Weather.Gov/Pocatello

Record Report

Statement as of 12:34 AM MST on December 22, 2014


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Burley ID...

A record rainfall of 0.25 inch(es) was set at Burley ID yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 0.21 set in 2002.


Local Storm Report



12/21/2014 0748 am

1 miles ENE of Ketchum, Blaine County.

Snow e6.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            6 inches of snow overnight.





12/21/2014 0700 am

20 miles ENE of Hailey, Blaine County.

Snow e4.2 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Garfield r.S. Snotel 6560 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0700 am

20 miles NW of Ketchum, Blaine County.

Heavy snow e11.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Galena snotel 7440 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0700 am

22 miles NW of Ketchum, Blaine County.

Heavy snow e8.6 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Galena Summit snotel 8782 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0700 am

11 miles ENE of Hailey, Blaine County.

Snow e5.7 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Hyndman snotel 7440 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0700 am

10 miles NW of Ketchum, Blaine County.

Heavy snow e7.1 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Lost wood Divide snotel 7903 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0700 am

21 miles ENE of Hailey, Blaine County.

Heavy snow e7.0 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Swede Peak snotel 7641 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0700 am

22 miles NW of Ketchum, Blaine County.

Heavy snow e18.6 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Vienna mine snotel 8963 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0700 am

12 miles NNW of Ketchum, Blaine County.

Heavy snow e6.5 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Chocolate gulch snotel 6440 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0700 am

16 miles WSW of Ketchum, Blaine County.

Heavy snow e12.2 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Dollarhide Summit snotel 8421 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0748 am

WSW Bellevue, Blaine County.

Snow m5.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            5.5 inches of new snow overnight.





12/21/2014 0748 am

2 miles NNW of Hailey, Blaine County.

Snow e7.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Heavy snow of seven inches overnight.





12/21/2014 0648 am

3 miles N of Hailey, Blaine County.

Heavy snow m9.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            9 inches of snow 3 miles north of Hailey



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