157  
WWUS85 KPIH 241241  
SPSPIH  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID  
641 AM MDT MON APR 24 2017  
 
IDZ018-019-023-025-031-242030-  
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-  
WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STANLEY, CLAYTON, ST. ANTHONY, ASHTON,  
ISLAND PARK, DRIGGS, VICTOR, HENRY, SODA SPRINGS, DOWNEY,  
LAVA HOT SPRINGS, MONTPELIER, HAILEY, KETCHUM, AND BELLEVUE  
641 AM MDT MON APR 24 2017  
 
...SNOW AND SLUSHY DRIVING CONDITIONS ON MOUNTAIN PASSES TODAY  
INTO TUESDAY...  
 
RAIN AND SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHEAST IDAHO TODAY AND  
TUESDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO AROUND 6500 FEET ELEVATION  
BY THIS AFTERNOON AND 6000 FEET TUESDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATION OF  
2 TO 4 INCHES IS EXPECTED ON MOUNTAIN PASSES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER  
AMOUNTS OVER THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS. SOME OF  
THIS WILL MELT OR TURN TO SLUSH DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS WITH  
TEMPERATURES AROUND 40 DEGREES. THE BEST TIME FOR SNOW TO REMAIN  
ON ROAD SURFACES WILL BE OVERNIGHT. DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS  
ARE EXPECTED ON GALENA SUMMIT, BANNER SUMMIT, WILLOW CREEK PASS,  
AND MOST OF THE PASSES ALONG THE IDAHO AND WYOMING BORDER. BE  
PREPARED FOR WINTER LIKE DRIVING CONDITIONS AND PERHAPS AVOIDING  
SOME OF THE HIGHER ELEVATION PASSES IF POSSIBLE.  
 

 
 
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