Winter weather advisory issued for Monday night, Tuesday
- Author: Myrtle Hill Jan 24, 2017,
Jan 24, 2017, 0:45
Combine rain, sleet, a little snow and high winds and you have a National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory.
As of Saturday afternoon no other winter weather warnings or advisories were in effect for the rest of Idaho.
Eight inches of snow could fall on Arimo, Swanlake, Preston, Weston, Shoshone, Firth and Shelley, while up to 6 inches of snow could fall on Chubbuck, Thatcher, Malad, Juniper, Aberdeen and Blackfoot. Snow and sleet will continue through Monday night into Tuesday, with wind gusts expected up to 40 miles per hour. Storm activity is expected to peak Friday night into Saturday morning, but gusty winds are very likely during this storm.
Four to 8 inches of snow is forecast in these areas, but higher elevations and areas to the west could see more snow.
The weather service warns that snow will result in slick travel conditions.More news: Apple App Store prices rise in UK, India and Turkey
"The potential exists for as much as a foot of heavy, wet snow", said Dave Nicosia, the warning coordinator for the Binghamton office. The Watch will be in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon.
The pacific storm that's been sending waves of snow in our direction will finally move inland on Monday.
Forecasters do not expect ice storm conditions.
Following a stretch of unusually warm January weather, it'll start to look a bit more like winter in Minnesota this week as several inches of wet, heavy snow is expected to fall Tuesday.