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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 11:25 AM MST on December 20, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 22, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to
5 am MST Monday above 7500 feet...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter
Storm Warning above 7500 feet for heavy snow and blowing snow
... Which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 5 am MST
Monday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... 5 PM today through 5 am Monday.

* Main impact... 6 to 10 inches of snow above 6000 feet with around
a foot possible above 7500 feet.

* Locations include... Driggs... Island Park... Monida Pass...
Ashton hill... Targhee Pass... Pine Creek Pass... Fish Creek
Summit... Georgetown Summit.

* Other impacts... blowing and drifting snow with low
visibilities possible on Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.






Record Report

Statement as of 6:58 PM MST on December 19, 2014



... Record low temperature set at Stanley ID...

an unusual record was recorded today at Stanley. The low
temperature this morning was 31 degrees and is the highest recorded
low temperature since December 2004. The previous record was 28
degrees.


Local Storm Report



12/20/2014 0905 am

1 miles E of Ashton, Fremont County.

Snow m2.2 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            60-hour snow total with 0.48 inches of water equivalent,
            and still snowing at time of report.





12/19/2014 0700 PM

1 miles W of Island Park, Fremont County.

Snow e2.9 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Island Park snotel 6293 msl. 11-hour total.




12/19/2014 0700 PM

8 miles NW of Island Park, Fremont County.

Snow e4.2 inch, reported by mesonet.


            White elephant snotel 7713 msl. 11-hour total.





12/19/2014 0700 PM

11 miles NE of Spencer, Clark County.

Snow e3.8 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Crab Creek snotel 6686 msl. 11-hour total.


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