Weather Service Report


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WWUS45 KBOI 022136
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
236 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY IN THE
MOUNTAINS...

.A STRONG AND MOIST SYSTEM WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW AMOUNTS TO
THE WEST CENTRAL AND BOISE MOUNTAINS BEGINNING EARLY SUNDAY
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATING SNOW ON ROADS,
ESPECIALLY ALONG MOUNTAIN PASSES, WILL BECOME DIFFICULT.

IDZ011-013-030545-
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WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-BOISE MOUNTAINS-
236 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOISE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR THE WEST CENTRAL AND BOISE MOUNTAINS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...5 TO 9 INCHES BETWEEN 5000-7000 FT MSL AND 9 TO
  13 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FT MSL.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST ABOUT 12 MPH OR LESS. STRONGER WINDS ALONG
  RIDGETOPS.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE BULK
  OF THE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED TO OCCUR SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE ON ROADS CREATING A TRAVEL
  HAZARD....INCLUDING HIGHWAY 55 AND HIGHWAY 21.

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.

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