Weather In Southern Idaho Turning Roads Slick In Higher Elevations
Southern Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Road conditions are turning hazardous this Wednesday morning as snow has fallen in the higher elevation and rain in the valleys. Nathan Jerke with the Idaho Transportation Department said the roads are very slushy and turning slick in higher elevations. Highway 93/26 in Richfield is blocked due to two semi trucks colliding. The Road between Camp Creek Road 12 miles east of Fairfield and Cutoff Raod five miles west of Carey is very slick. And the old Highway 83 17 miles south of Bellevue and Valley Road 15 miles south of Stanley is hazardous.
A Pacific storm is moving through southern Idaho bringing valley rain and heavy mountain snow into the viewing area.
A winter storm warning is in effect for northern Blaine County until 11 am Thursday.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern Camas County until 1 pm Wednesday afternoon.
The Wood River Region will see 4-8" of accumulation with 8-15" on the highest peaks through tomorrow.
The South Hills are expected to pick up between 2-4" with the highest peaks seeing 4-8" of accumulation.
The valleys will see mostly rain with a possible inch of total rainfall through tomorrow.
For the most up to date road condition information visit http://511.idaho.gov