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Gusty winds and scattered snow showers

2 25 2021xc
2 25 21vb

A strong system is moving through the region with gusty winds and scattered snow showers. Overnight, A 40 percent chance of snow, with areas of blowing snow after 2am. Southwest winds 15 to 25 MPH, with gusts as high as 35 MPH. Friday, snow showers and gusty winds with highs into the lower to mid 30's. Southwest winds 25 to 35 MPH, with gusts as high as 45 MPH. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Saturday, A chance of snow showers with mostly cloudy skies. Highs into the mid to upper 20's in the Snake River Plain.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 11 PM MST
FRIDAY…

  • WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 4
    inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.
  • WHERE…Upper Snake River Plain, Blackfoot Mountains, Marsh and
    Arbon Highlands, and the Southern Hills/Albion Mountains
    including Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Bone, Soda Springs, Grace,
    McCammon, Albion and Almo.
  • WHEN…From 3 AM to 11 PM MST Friday.
  • IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing
    snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
    conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM MST FRIDAY…

  • WHAT…Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
    expected.
  • WHERE…Eastern Magic Valley, Lower Snake River Plain, and the
    Arco/Mud Lake Desert, including Burley, American Falls,
    Pocatello, Fort Hall, Blackfoot, and the INL.
  • WHEN…From 3 AM to 7 PM MST Friday.
  • IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
    Reduced visibilities may occur where areas of snow pack exist.
    Gusty crosswinds may be a hazard to high profile vehicles.
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Michael Coats

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

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