The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Magic Valley until 5pm today (Dec. 7).

Winter Weather Advisory for The Magic Valley

Snow and blowing snow today followed by very cold and dangerous wind chill.

Winter Weather Advisory: 2 to 4 inches of snow fell in most of Southeast Oregon and Southwest Idaho overnight and this morning. Local amounts up to 6 inches were reported in Idaho and up to 9 inches in Eastern Oregon. Snow started later than expected in South-Central Idaho and will continue later as well, into evening hours.

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 pm.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow in the Idaho portion of the Treasure Valley and also in the Western Magic Valley remains in effect until 5 pm.

  • Snow amounts: 1 to 3 inches.
  • Winds: Northeast 10 to 20 mph shifting to northwest and increasing to 15 to 25 mph this afternoon with areas of blowing and drifting snow.
  • Impacts: Travel hazard. Area roads will become snow covered. Low visibility in snow and blowing snow.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and blowing snow. Use caution when traveling especially in open areas.