Upper Snake River Plain Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:34 PM MST Feb. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 5 am MST Sunday...

* impacts/timing... windy conditions will continue into the
overnight hours tonight. Two periods of strong winds are
expected. Period one is expected now through sunset with a
second surge of winds from 10 PM through 3 am. Strong Crosswinds
are expected, especially along west-east routes. Those driving
high profile vehicles, light semis and vehicles pulling a
trailer will experience difficult driving conditions.

* Winds... southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph are

* Locations... winds are expected to be strongest for the Arco
desert and inl, including highways 20 and 26 and Interstate 15
from Idaho Falls north to around DuBois.

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. Reduce driving