Tuesday’s snowfall was just a preview of events to come. Another storm is moving into the Treasure Valley, which could disrupt traffic Thursday afternoon.
National Weather Service Meteorologist Elizabeth Padian says there’s a warm front moving in from the Pacific Coast.
“With the cold air that we had this morning and today trapped here in the Valley and the Snake River Plain, that’s going to allow that warm air from the warm front to override over that colder air, produce precipitation and it will be in the form of snow here in the Valley,” says Padian.
She says that snow should be falling just as people head home from work.
“Right now our forecast for the Boise Metro area, we’re looking at about one to three inches or so. The bulk of that is expected to fall from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., possibly impacting the evening commute,” says Padian.
She says mountain areas could get five to ten inches of snow from Thursday through Friday, depending on elevation.
The Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 11 a.m. Thursday until 10 p.m. for the Upper Treasure Valley.
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