3-day snow storm may hit the Idaho/Wyoming border starting Saturday
IDAHO FALLS — The National Weather Service is tracking a long-duration snow storm that could impact eastern Idaho starting Saturday and continue through the middle of next week.
As a result, a winter storm watch has been issued for the following communities: Soda Springs, Henry, Bone, Victor, Ashton, Driggs, Island Park, Hailey, Bellevue and Picabo. The watch also extends into western Wyoming and northern Utah.
NWS officials say between 1 to 2 feet of snow could fall over the three-day period, with higher amounts in the mountains and in mountain passes. Wind gusts of between 30 to 40 mph are also expected that will cause blowing and drifting snow, especially over the passes.
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