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Upper Snake River Plain ID-Lower Snake River Plain ID-
Eastern Magic Valley ID-
220 PM MDT FRI OCT 20 2017
...VERY STRONG WINDS ACROSS CENTRAL INL THROUGH 6 PM MDT...
At 212 PM MDT, strong wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph were noted across
central INL. These winds are expected to continue through 6 PM
before gradually decreasing through the remainder of the evening.
High profile vehicles are advised not to travel along Highway 20,
26, or 33 through the INL complex this afternoon and early evening.
LAT...LON 4369 11208 4323 11261 4324 11309 4342 11348
4395 11263 4403 11219
TIME...MOT...LOC 2012Z 180DEG 0KT 4354 11249
Eastern Magic Valley-Upper Snake River Plain-
Lower Snake River Plain-
Including the cities of Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Idaho Falls,
Rexburg, and Pocatello
906 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...
* IMPACTS/TIMING...Strong winds will sweep across the area this
morning making driving difficult for high profile vehicles.
Blowing dust is possible near recently plowed fields, especially
along Interstate 15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts. Winds are
expected to subside below advisory criteria by 9 PM this
* WINDS...Southwest to west winds increasing to 30 to 40 mph with
gusts of 45 to 55 MPH possible early this afternoon.
* LOCATIONS...The eastern Magic Valley and Snake River Plain
including Interstate 86 from Burley to Pocatello and Interstate
15 from Pocatello north through Idaho Falls and Dubois. Very
strong cross winds will affect US 20 from Idaho Falls to Arco,
Interstate 15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts, and US 26 from
BlackFoot to Atomic City.
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. Use