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Upper Snake River Plain-Lower Snake River Plain-
Including the cities of Idaho Falls, Rexburg, and Pocatello
215 AM MDT Sun Oct 22 2017
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
* IMPACTS/TIMING...Winds are expected to increase late morning and
peak during the afternoon. The winds are expected to make
driving difficult for high profile vehicles, including large
trucks with light or empty loads. Blowing dust is possible in
areas of recent agriculture, including but not limited to
Interstate 15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts. Loose outdoor objects
may also be blown around.
* WINDS...Sustained southwest winds of 25 to 35 MPH, with wind
gusts of 40 to 50 MPH, are expected.
* LOCATIONS...The Snake Plain. This includes Interstate 86 from
American Falls east to Pocatello, and Interstate 15 from
Pocatello north through Idaho Falls and Dubois. Strong cross
winds will affect US 20 from Idaho Falls west to Arco, US 26
from Blackfoot west to Atomic City, and Interstate 15 from
Idaho Falls north to Roberts. The strongest wind gusts are
likely over the Arco Desert, including Idaho National
A wind advisory means that winds of at least 30 mph are expected.
Gusts over 45 mph are possible. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. If
traveling, use caution and keep a firm grip on the wheel. Slow
down and use extra caution if you encounter reduced visibility
due to blowing dust.