Saturday, March 1, 2014

**Update:** Winter weather conditions in eastern Idaho

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 3/1/2014 1:10 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office


At this time, the crashes and slide-offs, which were primarily reported along I-15 in the areas of Malad Summit and Blackfoot, have all been cleared. At 12:06 p.m., the winter weather advisory for the Lower Snake River Plain was cancelled by the National Weather Service. The Idaho State Police still encourages motorists to exercise good judgment when driving, as wet road conditions may turn icy later this evening.


The Idaho State Police are currently working multiple crashes and slide-offs in eastern Idaho. At this time, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect for eastern Idaho until 11:00 am Sunday morning, March 2, 2014. Motorists are encouraged to make alternate travel plans, if possible.

The most current blockage and closure information can be found on the Idaho Transportation Department website or from cell phone 511 or 1-888-432-7623.