Caribou Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 3:15 PM MDT on October 31, 2014

...Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon above 5500 feet...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Winter Storm Watch above 5500 feet...which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.

* Timing...from 3 PM MDT Saturday to 5 PM MST Sunday.

* Main impact...snow fall of 5 to 8 inches of snow above 5500 feet.

* Locations include...Galena Summit...Ketchum...MacKay...Targhee Pass...Island Park...Ashton hill...Soda Springs...Fish Creek Summit...Georgetown Summit.

* Other impacts....slick roads over lower elevations and snow packed roads on mountain passes will make driving conditions hazardous. Additionally...look for reduced visibilities from blowing and drifting snow.

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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Wind Advisory
Statement as of 2:42 PM MDT on October 31, 2014

...Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Saturday.

* Timing...10 am to 9 PM MDT on Saturday

* winds...southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph

* locations include... Burley...Raft River Valley...Pocatello...Soda Springs...Malad and Montpelier.

* Impacts...strong gusty winds will make driving difficult at times. In addition...blowing dust and reduced visibility is likely on Interstate 84 between the Interstate 86 interchange and the Utah state line.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Record Report
Statement as of 1:32 am MDT on October 31, 2014

...Record high temperatures set in east Idaho...

The temperature reached a high of 73 degrees at Burley yesterday. This ties the old record set in 1990.

A record high temperature of 63 degrees was set at Stanley yesterday. This breaks the old record of 61 set in 1983.