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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter Weather Advisory.

Winter storm system to bring several inches of snow to the Idaho Central Mountains and Eastern Highlands Tuesday night and Wednesday.

A winter weather disturbance will bring snow to the mountains of Idaho Tuesday night and Wednesday. Snow accumulations of 2 to 6

inches is expected with accumulations of 5 to 10 inches possible above 8000 feet elevation. Travel through mountain passes may become difficult.

This is text from the National Weather Service:

Upper Snake Highlands-South Central Highlands-Caribou Highlands-

Wasatch Mountains/Idaho Portion-

Including the cities of St. Anthony, Ashton, Driggs, Victor,

Henry, Soda Springs, and Montpelier

202 AM MST Tue Dec 19 2017

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM MST

WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning and evening commutes on Wednesday.

Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with localized

amounts up to 8 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Caribou Highlands and Wasatch Mountains/Idaho portion.

Highway 30 from McCammon to Wyoming border, South Central

Highlands, including Interstate 84 from Interstate 84/86

junction south to Juniper. Upper Snake Highlands including the

Highway 20 corridor from Ashton Hill north to Montana and Pine

Creek Pass.

* WHEN…From 5 AM to 11 PM MST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities

Sawtooth Mountains-Big and Little Wood River Region-

Lost River/Pahsimeroi-

Including the cities of Stanley and Arco

202 AM MST Tue Dec 19 2017

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS

EVENING TO 5 PM MST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Tree

branches could fall as well. Total snow accumulations of 3 to

5 inches, with localized amounts up to 9 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Willow Creek Summit on US-93 between Mackay and

Challis, State Highway 75 through Ketchum, Galena and Stanley,

including Galena Summit and Banner Summit.

* WHEN…From 8 PM this evening to 5 PM MST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for reduced visibilities at

times.

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