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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
241 AM MST TUE FEB 9 2016

IDZ019-020-091900-
/O.NEW.KPIH.FG.Y.0007.160209T1000Z-160209T1900Z/
UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. ANTHONY...ASHTON...DRIGGS...
VICTOR...IDAHO FALLS...REXBURG
241 AM MST TUE FEB 9 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY.

* VISIBILITY...SUDDEN DECREASES IN VISIBILITY FROM A MILE OR MORE
  TO NEAR ZERO IS POSSIBLE IN THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN AND THE UPPER
  SNAKE RIVER HIGHLANDS BELOW 6500 FEET ELEVATION.

* IMPACTS...NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY DEVELOPING SUDDENLY CAN MAKE
  DRIVING AT NORMAL SPEEDS EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS. YOU MUST DRIVE
  SLOW ENOUGH TO GIVE YOURSELF REACTION TIME. DO NOT DRIVE FASTER
  THAN YOUR HEADLIGHTS AND REFLEXES ALLOW. WITH TEMPERATURES BELOW
  FREEZING...DENSE FOG CAN DEPOSIT A THIN SLICK LAYER OF
  ICE...COMMONLY CALLED BLACK ICE...ON THE ROADWAY. THIS INCREASES
  THE HAZARD BY MAKING YOUR MOTOR VEHICLE SLOW TO RESPOND TO
  BRAKING ACTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

MESSICK


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1251 AM MST TUE FEB 9 2016

WYZ003-092300-
CODY FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...MEETEETSE
1251 AM MST TUE FEB 9 2016

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY...

WEST WINDS WILL LIKELY INCREASE TO 40 TO 50 MPH ALONG WITH GUSTS
TO 60 MPH IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS WEDNESDAY...ESPECIALLY AROUND
CLARK NORTH OF CODY AND ALONG THE NORTH AND SOUTH FORKS OF THE
SHOSHONI RIVERS.  DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHTWEIGHT VEHICLES
COULD ENCOUNTER STRONG CROSSWIND ALONG HIGHWAY 120 AS WELL AS
ALONG PORTIONS OF HIGHWAYS 16 AND 291 THAT COULD RESULT IN LOSS
OF CONTROL AND THE RISK OF A BLOWOVER. STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER
STATEMENTS CONCERNING THIS ANTICIPATED WIND EVENT.

$$


Air Quality Alert


IDC059-101730-

Air Quality Alert Message
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Idaho Falls ID
Relayed by National Weather Service Missoula MT
1021 AM MST MON FEB 8 2016

...An Air Quality Advisory from the Idaho Department of Environmental
Quality remains in effect...

Due to strong temperature inversions...the air quality will range
from Moderate to Unhealthy in Lemhi county of Idaho including the
city of Salmon. 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 avoid prolonged or strenuous outdoor
activity. All others should limit prolonged or strenuous outdoor
activity.

Another statement will be issued about 10 AM MST Friday, February
12 unless conditions improve and the alert is no longer needed.

For more information please access the department`s website at...
http://www.deq.idaho.gov/air-quality.aspx

This statement is issued by the DEQ Air Quality Analyst...Air Quality
Division...Idaho Falls, Idaho. Contact at 208 528 2650.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
210 AM MST TUE FEB 9 2016

WYZ001>020-022>030-101400-
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-
210 AM MST TUE FEB 9 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING AND LATE TONIGHT IN THE WESTERN AND
CENTRAL VALLEYS AND BASINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

PATCHY LATE NIGHT AND MORNING FOG IN THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL VALLEYS
AND BASINS WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

STRONG WEST WINDS LIKELY IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS WEDNESDAY.

AREAS OF STRONG WIND AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...ESPECIALLY
MOUNTAINS...CODY FOOTHILLS AND JEFFREY CITY TO CASPER AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER INFORMATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED AT THIS TIME.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

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