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Snow arrives, storm stronger than expected

November 30, 2011

Snow covered vehicles travel on West Bridge Street in downtown Blackfoot around noon Wednesday.

BLACKFOOT — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory to be in effect until 6 p.m. this evening.
A line of intense snowfall over the Snake River Plain will shift south through Blackfoot and Pocatello this afternoon with intensifying snowfall from Blackfoot to American Falls through 6 p.m.
Snow accumulations of 2-4 inches are possible today.
Interstate 15 and 86 along with Highway 39 will see accumulating snow and slick roads through this evening.
Brief heavy snow will accompany the storm reducing visibility at times to one-half mile.
Use extra caution traveling on local roads and highways. Numerous accidents were reported Wednesday morning on I-15 and the surrounding areas.

 

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