Western Magic Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:53 AM MST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to
11 am MST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Winter Weather
Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to
11 am MST Thursday.

* Snow amounts... 2 to 6 inches in the southeast portion of the
western Magic Valley, and 3 to 6 inches in southern Twin Falls
County below 5500 feet. Above 5500 feet, expect 4 to 12 inches.

* Winds... west increasing to 10 to 20 mph this evening and 20 to
30 mph tomorrow. This will cause snow to appear to be nearly
horizontal as it falls.

* Timing... snow will move in from the west late this afternoon and
continue through tomorrow morning. The heaviest snow will occur
between 8 PM MST tonight and 5 am MST Thursday morning.

* Impacts... snow will result in dangerous driving conditions, and
winds will blow snow back onto roads even after they are plowed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will primarily cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.