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Winter Weather Advisory for the Snake River Plain

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Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings have been posted for Idaho and Utah.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM WEDNESDAY
TO 5 AM MST THURSDAY…

  • WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches.
    Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause extensive blowing
    snow and reduced visibility.
  • WHERE…The eastern highlands along the Wyoming border from
    Ashton south to Soda Springs.
  • WHEN…From 5 AM Wednesday to 5 AM MST Thursday.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas
    of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
    hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
    commute.

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM WEDNESDAY TO
5 AM MST THURSDAY…

  • WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
    inches over the towns and highways through this region. Snowfall
    of 8 to 12 inches will occur on ridge tops and elevations above
    passes. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause heavy
    drifting of snow and low visibility in blowing snow.
  • WHERE…The southern highlands from Malta eastward to the Bear
    Lake valley. This includes portions of Interstate 84,
    Interstate 15, U S Routes 30, 89, and 91 that pass through the
    mountains towards Utah.
  • WHEN…From 5 AM Wednesday to 5 AM MST Thursday.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult. Areas of
    blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
    hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
    commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5-1-1.

Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow, with Areas of blowing snow. Increasing clouds, with a low into the lower 20's. Winds 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday: Snow likely, with highs into the mid to lower 30's. Winds 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. Wednesday night, chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Thanksgiving: Scattered snow showers with highs into the mid 30's. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Thursday night, A chance of snow, Cloudy, with a low into the upper teens. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Friday: Snow showers, Cloudy, with a high into the lower 30's. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Michael Coats

Michael Coats

Michael is Chief Meteorologist for Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News 3.

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