NWS Pocatello

NWS Pocatello


Official Twitter account for the National Weather Service Pocatello. Details: http://t.co/KKTK7cZlhK

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A Freezing Fog Advisory has been issued for portions of the eastern Magic Valley and Snake River Plain this morning, with dense freezing fog leading to reductions in visibility below 1/4mi and the chance for icy roads. Locally dense fog may also exist outside of this area. #idwx 

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Widespread accumulating snowfall has trended slightly higher for this afternoon and evening since yesterday! After another foggy start this morning, snow will overspread the region north to south throughout the afternoon hours into early Tuesday morning. #idwx 

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How's your CO detector battery? Better question: do you have a CO detector?

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Here's the latest look at how we expect the snow to progress today. #idwx 

1/24/22 2PM: Updated snow accumulation forecast for this evening through late tomorrow morning. Use caution and allow extra time when commuting this evening and in the morning. #idwx 

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For many of us around central and east Idaho we haven't seen this around for several days. We should see it today! #idwx 

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It has been a cold start outside of the fog and low stratus this morning, with clearing skies helping to rapidly cool the surface! Locally dense fog is also out there, with more widespread impacts in the Magic Valley. Expect cold morning temperatures each day this week. #idwx 

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Ice crystals suspended in the air act as prisms and give us this amazing display of atmospheric optics called sun dogs.

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#Tumbleweed Mania! This is what 60+mph winds will do in Idaho. #idwx  #ColdFront 

#Snow has begun at Teton Pass! Reduce speeds as visibility is reduced and a few slick spots are possible. #idwx  #wywx 

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How strong was the cold front? Here's a summary from the Pocatello Airport: 5PM temperature: 85. 7:30 PM temperature: 41 with frozen precipitation mixing in. #idwx 

As the heat increases, don't forget to make plans to keep your pets cool.

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According to the #USGS  a 6.5 magnitude #earthquake  occurred 45 miles west of Challis, ID at 5:52 PM MDT. This is considered a major earthquake. We don't have any reports of damage at this time but please let us know if you hear of any. #idwx 

A look at the sunset this evening from Stanley! Special thanks to Angela Trivett King for sharing. #idwx 

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As expected, the west coast #wildfire  #Smoke  reached the east coast yesterday. Impressive to say the least.

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7:20 AM Wed 06/17: Current view at Gilmore Summit in Lemhi County, courtesy of ITD! #idwx 

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6:00 PM Fri 12/24: Avalanche danger remains high across most mountains! ID-21 remains closed between Warm Springs Creek Rd and the Custer/Boise county line. An AVALANCHE WARNING also remains in effect for the Wasatch Mountains/Bear River Range in Franklin and Bear Lake counties.

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Everyone is at risk from the dangers of extreme heat, but these groups are more vulnerable than most. Ensure that your loved ones and neighbors are safe from the heat and remain Weather-Ready. More info at

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