TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Just when you thought winter might be done it reminds us it is still winter and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Winter storm will pass through Southern Idaho and northern Nevada Wednesday night and Thursday. This will bring more snow and windy conditions Wednesday night, Thursday and lingering into Friday morning.
Numerous winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are up across the Western and Eastern Magic Valleys – you can find the details over on the KMVT Local 11 Weather Advisory page on KMVT.com
Snow will increase Wednesday night into early Thursday morning. Snow will range from 2 to 4 maybe as high as 6 inches across the I-84 corridor and up to Shoshone and Gooding by Thursday morning. More snow anywhere from 4 to 8 inches could fall south into Southern Twin Falls and Cassia counties. Winds will also increase by Thursday morning. The Thursday morning commute could be slow and many roads, especially north/south roads could see blowing and drifting.
Snow will continue during the day Thursday into Thursday night. Stronger winds of 15 to 30 mph are likely with more blowing and drifting snow. Additional snow amounts of 2 to 4 inches are likely from Twin Falls, to Burley and Jerome with higher amounts down into the South Hills, Albion Mountains, Southern Twin Falls and Cassia counties. Interstate 84 from the I-86 interchange down to Utah and US 93 from Twin Falls down to Jackpot could see some of the worst conditions during the day.
Snow totals will be from 4 to 8 inches for areas south of Gooding and Shoshone like Burley, Twin Falls, Jerome down to about highway 30. South of highway 30 down to the Idaho/Nevada boarder will be from 6 to 12 inches. Lesser amounts from Shoshone northward into the Wood River Valley.
Weather will quiet down and dry out by Friday but a few more disturbances of light snow are possible into the weekend and early next week with below average temperatures.