Winter Storm Warning in effect at 5 pm this afternoon until 5 am Monday. Snow accumulations between 6 to 12 inches and at times blowing and drifting snow.
Wind advisory for southern Twin Falls county effective 8 am Sunday through 5 pm Sunday. Sustained winds between 30-40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
Wind Advisory for Eastern Magic Valley locations effective Noon Sunday through midnight. Sustained winds between 25-35 mph with gusts up tp 45 mph.
This afternoon temperatures are mild inthe valley topping out in the mid to lower 50's and in the mountians the lower 40's. Snow showers in the mountains which poses a threat for hazerdous driving and traveling conditions. Rain showers and snow showers will continue into tonight and start to fizzle out tomorrow morning.
Monday temperatures will still be mild in the lower 50's in the valley and in the upper 30's in the mountains. Winds will be breezy to windy at times with sustained winds between 15-25 mph. There is still a chance of showers during the dat with mostly to partly sunny skies. Sunny skies for Tuesday with cooler temperatures but dry conditions dont last for long. Another system moves through Wednesday.
Can we expect a white Christmas? Models are starting to come into agreement. They at least agree that we will see a storm system moving through the region Christmas Eve night into Christmas Day, what they don’t agree on is how cold temperatures will be and how much if any snow we will get. Until we get all of the details in place we are giving the odds of a white Christmas in the valleys at 30%.

Updated Friday December 21th 2:30 p.m. MT - Weathercaster Stephanie Mead

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Your Weather Authority Forecast:

SUNDAY: Rain showers in the valley and rain and snow showers in the mountains, windy conditions with sustained winds between 25-35 mph and gusts up to 55 mph. HIGH: 54 (Mountains: 45)

SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy,chance of rain showers in the valley and rain and snow showers in the mountains.
LOW: 33 (Mountains: 20)

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy, chance of showers.
HIGH: 52 (Mountains: 43)

TUESDAY: Partly sunny and mild.
HIGH: 46 (Mountains: 38)

CHRISTMAS EVE (WEDNESDAY): Clouds and sun chance of afternoon evening rain and possible snow and breezy.
HIGH: 41 (Mountains: 37)