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Eastern Magic Valley-Upper Snake River Plain-
Lower Snake River Plain-
Including the cities of Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Idaho Falls,
Rexburg, and Pocatello
224 PM MST Sun Feb 18 2018
...Locally Heavy Snow and Difficult Travel Possible for the
Monday Evening Commute along portions of I-15 and I-86...
A Cold Front will sag South across the Snake Plain on Monday. By
mid Monday Afternoon, Snow Showers are expected to develop along
the Front, and could become heavy at times between 3 and 9 PM,
heaviest during the Evening commute. The combination of locally
Heavy Snow and Temperatures quickly falling below Freezing after
Sunset may cause difficult travel for the Evening commute along
portions of Interstates 86 and 15. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches with locally higher amounts are possible within this band.
There is still some uncertainty in where the band will be
located. At this time the band could potentially be located
between Coldwater and Blackfoot including Pocatello, stretching
northwest to Arco. Continue to follow the latest forecasts and
messaging as we get closer to the potential convergence event by
checking weather.gov/pocatello and following the National Weather
Service Pocatello on Social Media.
$$Winter Storm Warning
South Central Highlands-Cache Valley/Idaho Portion-
758 PM MST Sun Feb 18 2018
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING ABOVE 5000 FEET...
* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow occurring. Plan on
difficult travel conditions. Additional snow accumulations of
up to two inches are expected.
* WHERE...Malad Summit along I-15, Sweetzer Summit along I-84
and Connor Summit.
* WHEN...Until 11 PM MST this evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially over
A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are occurring. If you must travel, keep
an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling
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