Upper Snake River Plain

Wind Advisory:

Issued at: 3:52 am MDT on October 10, 2015, expires at: 5:00 PM MDT on October 11, 2015
  • ...Wind Advisory in effect from 8 am to 5 PM MDT Sunday... The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 8 am to 5 PM MDT Sunday.
  • Timing...from 8 am MDT to 5 PM MDT Sunday.
  • Winds...west-southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts around 40 mph.
  • Impacts...areas of blowing dust may lead to significant and rapid reductions in visibility. Reduce speeds and use headlights. Blowing dust may be encountered along the following routes: I-84 from I-86 interchange to sweetzer Summit. Arbon Valley Highway in the Arbon Valley. I-84 from Arbon Valley to Pocatello. I-15 from Pocatello to Blackfoot. I-15 from Idaho Falls to Roberts. Other routes most prone to blowing dust will be those that are oriented north to south and northwest to southeast. 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 caution.

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