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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:04 PM MDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Custer County in central Idaho...
Blaine County in central Idaho...
northwestern Butte County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 900 PM MDT Wednesday

* river flows will fluctuate with warming temperatures through
Wednesday, followed by cooler temperatures and a chance of rain on
Thursday and Friday. A good deal of snow remains in the mountains
that is yet to melt and run off. Emergency management officials
continue to report flood problems along the Big Wood River near
Hailey. Flooding is also occurring along Antelope Creek from
grouse toward Darlington and along the big Lost River from Leslie
to the Darlington flats. Many back country roads may still be
inundated with water or washed out and travel in those areas is
not advised.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Campers and hikers should avoid streams or creeks. Roads may become
closed due to Road damage. Do not drive around barricades.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:36 PM MDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Impacts/timing... strong and gusty winds will make driving
difficult for high profile vehicles. Areas of blowing dust may
limit visibility for motorists in areas of bare ground or
recently plowed fields.

* Winds... southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Locations... the upper and lower snake plain and eastern Magic
Valley, including the Interstate 84 and 86 corridor from Burley
to Pocatello and Interstate 15 corridor from Pocatello to Idaho
Falls and Hamer.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Gusts
over 45 mph are possible. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra

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