South Central Highlands

 Wind Advisory  Statement as of 2:15 PM MST on December 22, 2014


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM MST this evening...

A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM MST this evening.

* Timing... now until 900 PM MST. Strongest wind should occur from
200 PM until 500 PM.

* Winds... west to northwest 30 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* Locations include... the eastern Magic Valley and the lower
Snake River Plain... mainly along the Interstate corridor from
Burley to Pocatello. It also includes the Goose Creek... Raft
River... and Rockland valleys in southern Idaho.

* Impacts... wind this strong can make control of your vehicle
difficult when it is a cross wind. The only mitigation is to
drive at slower speeds. The wind can also bring down
branches... trees... and power lines. Secure light objects that
are usually kept outside your home.

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 12:34 am MST on December 22, 2014


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Burley ID...

A record rainfall of 0.25 inch(es) was set at Burley ID yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 0.21 set in 2002.



 Local Storm Report 



12/21/2014 0730 PM

8 miles WNW of Malta, Cassia County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust e59.00 mph, reported by mesonet.


            Conner Summit, Idaho tranportation department.





12/21/2014 0700 am

18 miles se of Burley, Cassia County.

Heavy snow e12.4 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Howell Canyon snotel 7982 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0700 am

30 miles SW of Burley, Cassia County.

Heavy snow e10.3 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Bostetter r.S. Snotel 7503 msl. 14-hour total.




12/21/2014 0639 am

Malta, Cassia County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust e50 mph, reported by trained spotter.





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