Idaho Transport Department
PADI IDAHE – Many parts of the eastern state of Idaho see frequent snow, starting with Saturday until late Tuesday 19659004] A long storm began to beat part of the eastern state of Idaho around noon on Saturday. As a result, the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for higher altitude areas along the Idaho / Wyoming state line. In the valleys, permits winter weather is issued. The storm warning covers the following communities: Victor, Ashton, Driggs, Island Park, Soda Springs, Henry, Kist, Haley, Bellevue, Piccolo, Clayton, Stanley and Ketchum. Officials say that these communities could see from 15 to 35 inches of snow for three days. Northern communities – for example, in the counties of Fremont and Teton – and those on the highest elevations will carry the main blow from the storm and see the largest amount of snow, according to representatives of the Armed Forces.
Weather advisory affects the following communities: Idaho Waterfalls, Rexburg, Brudnee Lake, Dubois, Mali, Arco, Mackay,
and Chalice. In these three days, these regions can see from 2 to 8 inches of snow.
Winds 15 to 25 mph are expected east of Idaho with gusts of up to 40 mph. Burning and snow loads will lead to slippery roads and reduce visibility. On the latest road conditions, visit 511 Idaho.
For the latest weather information, visit the EastIdahoNews.com weather page.