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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
228 PM MST THU FEB 11 2016

IDZ017>025-031-032-121200-
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-
UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
CACHE VALLEY/IDAHO PORTION-WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURLEY...RUPERT...HEYBURN...STANLEY...
CLAYTON...ST. ANTHONY...ASHTON...DRIGGS...VICTOR...IDAHO FALLS...
REXBURG...POCATELLO...MALAD CITY...OAKLEY...PRESTON...
MONTPELIER...HAILEY...KETCHUM...BELLEVUE...ARCO...CHALLIS...
MACKAY
228 PM MST THU FEB 11 2016

...WEATHER PATTERN CHANGE THIS SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY IMPACTING
HOLIDAY TRAVEL...

A STRONGER SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE AREA ON SATURDAY INTO
SUNDAY BREAKING DOWN THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE AND MOVES IT EAST OF
OUR AREA. LOOK FOR MODERATE WINDS OVER THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN AND
MOUNTAINS WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND GUSTS
NEAR 40 MPH ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. EXPECT A TRACE TO 1 INCH OF SNOW
FOR THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN SUNDAY MORNING. THE EASTERN MAGIC
VALLEY WILL LIKELY SEE RAIN DURING THIS EVENT. THE LOWER SNAKE
RIVER PLAIN WILL START OUT WITH SNOW EARLY SUNDAY AND TURN TO RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOUNTAIN AREAS WILL SEE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW.
WESTERN SLOPES FOR THE SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS AND EASTERN SLOPES FOR
THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER WILL SEE 3 TO 5
INCHES OF SNOW. EXPECT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN
PASSES PARTICULARLY GALENA SUMMIT...PINE CREEK PASS AND JACKSON
PASS.

$$


Air Quality Alert


IDC041-121630-

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY POCATELLO ID
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
916 AM MST THU FEB 11 2016

...AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FROM THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REMAINS IN EFFECT...

DUE TO ELEVATED POLLUTANT LEVELS...THE AIR QUALITY REMAINS
UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS IN FRANKLIN COUNTY. THIS ADVISORY
WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL AIR QUALITY HAS SIGNIFICANTLY
IMPROVED.

THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SENSITIVE TO INCREASED PARTICULATE OR
SMOKE LEVELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO LIMIT PROLONGED OR STRENUOUS
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY. AN INCREASE IN SYMPTOMS OF ASTHMA AND OTHER
RESPIRATORY AILMENTS ARE LIKELY. YOUR COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED ABOUT 9 AM MST FRIDAY UNLESS
CONDITIONS IMPROVE AND THE ADVISORY IS NO LONGER NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE ACCESS THE DEPARTMENTS
WEBSITE AT.../USE ALL LOWER CASE/...
HTTP://AIRQUALITY.DEQ.IDAHO.GOV

THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE DEQ AIR QUALITY ANALYST...AIR
QUALITY DIVISION...POCATELLO IDAHO. CONTACT AT 208 236 6160.



$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
246 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

WYZ001>020-022>030-131400-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
246 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN WYOMING THIS
MORNING. OTHERWISE...PERIODS OF GUSTY WIND ARE ANTICIPATED THIS
AFTERNOON FOR THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND INTO THE WIND CORRIDOR
BETWEEN ROCK SPRINGS AND CASPER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...SNOWFALL WILL RETURN TO THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
SUNDAY. GUSTY WIND WILL ALSO PERSIST...AND WILL IMPACT MORE OF THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS BY SUNDAY.

MONDAY...SNOW AND WIND WILL CONTINUE IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS
WITH WINDY TO VERY WINDY AREAS.

THURSDAY...MORE SNOW POSSIBLE IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS WITH WINDY
AREAS...ESPECIALLY LEE OF THE MOUNTAINS AND ROCK SPRINGS TO
CASPER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 45
MPH. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
422 PM MST THU FEB 11 2016

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-121400-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
422 PM MST THU FEB 11 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG...LOCALLY DENSE...WILL DEVELOP AGAIN IN THE VALLEYS
OF NORTHERN UTAH AND PORTIONS OF WEST-CENTRAL UTAH TONIGHT. EXPECT
LOCAL VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN THESE AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

AREAS OF LOCALLY DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY ACROSS
MANY NORTHERN AND WESTERN UTAH VALLEYS. THE HIGH PRESSURE THAT HAS
SUPPORTED THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FOG WILL WEAKEN THIS WEEKEND AS A
COUPLE OF WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES CROSS NORTHERN UTAH. SOME
REDUCTION IN FOG AND URBAN HAZE IS EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN
UTAH...ESPECIALLY ON SUNDAY.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.
THIS RETURNING HIGH PRESSURE WILL ALLOW FOR THE FOG AND URBAN
HAZE TO FORM ONCE AGAIN ACROSS THE VALLEYS OF NORTHERN AND
WESTERN UTAH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

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