Storm system to move through eastern Idaho tonight


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IDAHO FALLS — Most of eastern Idaho will be impacted by a Pacific storm Wednesday night.

The National Weather Service says the storm system is expected to sweep into the Magic Valley this evening and continue eastward into the Snake River Plain around midnight.

Upwards of 1 to 2 inches of snow accumulation is anticipated in the valleys during the night and early Thursday morning. Several areas may see between 2 to 4 inches of accumulation. Other areas may see only freezing rain.

The cities impacted by the storm include: Idaho Falls, Rexburg, St. Anthony, Pocatello, Blackfoot, American Falls, Shelley, Fort Hall, Burley, Rupert, Heyburn, Oakley, Inkom, McCammon, Downey, Lava Hot Springs, Malad, Preston, Thatcher, Grace, Soda Springs, Henry, Bone, Wayan, Swan Valley and Victor.

If you are traveling through eastern Idaho tonight or Thursday morning, officials say to be prepared for winter weather conditions and check the latest forecast and road conditions before venturing out.