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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 2:00 PM PST on January 16, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 19, 2017


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through
Thursday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday
afternoon.

* Snow amounts... 6 to 10 inches in lower elevations with 1 to 2
feet in the mountains... except around a foot in northern Malheur
County.

* Snow levels... valley floors through much of the storm... except
in the southern two-thirds of Harney County... where snow levels
will generally be 5000 to 6000 feet Wednesday... falling to 4000
feet Thursday.

* Winds... generally southeast 5 to 15 mph.

* Timing... snow will begin Tuesday night and then end taper off
rapidly as it ends from west to east Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... travel due to snow-covered roads. Elevations above
4000 feet may see blowing snow at times... especially on ridges.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.





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Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Wind Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Air Quality Alert , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Ice Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Kansas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Special Statement , Record Report
Maine - Winter Storm Watch
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Ice Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Special Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Watch
New Jersey - Freezing Rain Advisory
New Mexico - Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Record Report
Oregon - Areal Flood Watch , Air Stagnation Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Freezing Rain Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Ice Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Air Stagnation Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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