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Windy Wednesday With A Few Showers

01 WIND ADVISORY 10 13 2020

An exiting cold front will drop our temperatures, keep windy conditions and sprinkle in some isolated showers. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory through Wednesday night, expiring at 9 PM. For Wednesday, we'll see a few mountain rain and snow showers, otherwise mostly sunny with highs into the mid 50's. Southwest winds at 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Calmer and cool conditions for Thursday with mostly sunny skies and highs into the lower 50's.

WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY:

  • WHAT…Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts near 50 mph
    expected. Winds shifting out of the west Wednesday at 20 to 30
    mph with strongest winds expected between Pocatello to Idaho
    Falls.
  • WHERE…The Arco Desert, and Snake River Plain including the INL
    and the cities of Mud Lake, Craters of the Moon NM, Idaho
    Falls, Rexburg, St. Anthony, Pocatello, Blackfoot, American
    Falls, Shelley, and Fort Hall.
  • WHEN…From noon today to 9 PM MDT Wednesday.
  • IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
    Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
    result.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Road closures are also possible,
    especially near recently turned soil where blowing dust may
    reduce visibility to 1/4 mile or less at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Michael Coats

Michael Coats

Michael is Chief Meteorologist for Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News 3.

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