TWIN FALLS, Id. (KMVT/KSVT) Winter Storm Warnings are in place across all of the Magic Valley starting around Midnight Wednesday until 11 pm Wednesday night. Significant snowfall is expected for all of Southern Idaho during the day with the peak snow occurring during the Wednesday morning commute to school and work.
A Winter Storm means that significant snowfall is likely for our region and hazardous to potentially life threatening conditions are possible due to the snow and wind.
Snow will remain steady through Tuesday evening and gradually increase in intensity Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning. Storm totals along the I-84 corridor and south down 93 from Shoshone to Jackpot will range between 4 to 8 inches of snow. We could have 2 to 4 inches by the Wednesday morning commute. Roads will hazardous and snow covered Wednesday morning.
Winds will also increase gusting to 20 to 25 mph causing blowing, drifting and potential white out conditions during the day Wednesday.
Snow will diminish Wednesday night into early Thursday morning. Behind this system extremely cold air will be in place. With fresh new snow on the ground temperatures will bottom out into the single digits Thursday morning and only get into the low teens both Thursday and Friday with potential wind chills near or below zero during this time.