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Snow Wednesday night, Cold Thursday, Snow Friday and Saturday

11 11 2020

Scattered snow showers for Wednesday night, with a clearing, cold forecast for Thursday. We'll see mostly cloudy skies Wednesday night, with clearing skies into Thursday morning. Overnight lows are expected to drop into the teens and single digits. Scattered overnight snow showers with winds 10-20 MPH.

Thursday, it will be partly sunny, with highs into the mid 30's.

Friday, another storm moves in from the northwest with gusty winds and scattered snow showers. Southwest winds 10-20 MPH, with gusts up to 30 MPH.

Saturday, chance of snow with gusty winds. Blowing snow, mostly cloudy, with a high into the mid 30's. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING…

  • WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9
    inches, except 10 to 16 inches on ridge tops and elevations
    above passes possible. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
  • WHERE…Bear River and Caribou Range including Wayan and Swan
    Valley. Big Hole Mountains and Centennial Mountains including
    the towns of Victor, Island Park, and Kilgore.
  • WHEN…From Friday afternoon through Saturday morning.
  • IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow
    could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
    conditions could impact the evening commute.

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING…

  • WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12
    inches, except 10 to 18 inches on ridge tops and elevations
    above passes possible. Locally higher amounts up to 30 inches
    are possible on ridgetops. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
  • WHERE…Sawtooth/Stanley Basin and the Big Lost Highlands
    including Sun Valley, Galena Summit, and Copper Basin.
  • WHEN…From Friday morning through Saturday morning.
Michael Coats

Michael Coats

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

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