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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 4:53 AM MST on December 19, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 22, 2014


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
late Sunday night above 6000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter
Storm Watch above 6000 feet... which is in effect from Saturday
afternoon through late Sunday night.

* Timing... 5 PM Saturday through 5 am Monday.

* Main impact... 6 to 12 inches of snow above 6000 feet with over a
foot possible above 7500 feet.

* Locations include... Driggs... Island Park... Monida Pass... Ashton
hill... Targhee Pass... Pine Creek Pass... Fish Creek
Summit... Georgetown Summit..Galena Summit... Smiley creek
Lodge... Willow Creek Summit.

* Other impacts... blowing and drifting snow with low visibilities
possible on Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.





Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 5:59 AM MST on December 18, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EST on December 19, 2014


... Heavy snow possible in the mountains of southeast Idaho
Saturday through Monday...

A pattern of rather moist westerly winds off the Pacific is
expected to develop across southeast Idaho this weekend and may
bring some heavy snow accumulation to the mountain areas. There
is also potential for some strong winds over the mountains tops to
develop by Sunday that could create some hazardous blowing and
drifting conditions. This is a developing situation and
implications for the lower valleys and interstates is uncertain at
this time although rain is mainly expected in the Snake River Plain.
If you are planning on travel that will include mountain passes
this weekend... stay informed on the latest weather forecasts.




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Arkansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Winter Storm Watch , Special Weather Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Watch
Maryland - Special Statement
Michigan - Winter Weather Advisory
Minnesota - Special Statement
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Statement , Dense Fog Advisory
Nebraska - Special Statement
New Mexico - Dense Fog Advisory
New York - Winter Weather Advisory
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory
Oklahoma - Dense Fog Advisory
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Utah - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Washington - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Areal Flood Warning , Special Weather Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement