Brisk southerly winds overnight kept temperatures in the 40's in the Treasure Valley, well-above normal, and daytime temperatures will be close to record levels, in the mid to upper 50's. Southerly winds 15-30 mph will continue with cloudy skies. A cold front will reach the Treasure Valley by this evening, with rain showers developing late this afternoon, and rain will continue through the evening and into the night, ending by Friday morning. It may mix with snow briefly in the valley before it ends, but no accumulations are expected in the valleys. Mountain areas will see snow above 6000 feet this evening, lowering to 3500 feet tonight.
Friday through the weekend - much cooler with a chance of rain showers Friday, then partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday. Highs in the low 40's. Another cold front Sunday night into Monday will trigger more showers, with some possible light snow accumulations in the valley Monday morning. Monday's high near 42.
Tuesday will be partly cloudy and cool, near 41 degrees. Another system on Wednesday will lead to rain/snow showers.
Idaho's Chief Meteorologist Rick Lantz began his broadcasting career in 1975 working in both radio and television in Weiser, Caldwell, Nampa, and Boise. He has been bringing you the weather each weeknight for over 30 years on KTVB.
Meteorologist Larry Gebert began his broadcasting career in 1977 working for a radio station while he was completing his degree. He began working in television the following year in Montana before moving to Boise in 1983. Larry has been with KTVB since 1992 working as a meteorologist.
Brian Holmes' tour of duty at KTVB has included time spent as a photographer, sports reporter/photographer and news, weather, and feature reporter.
Jim Duthie has been a part of KTVB's weather team since August of 2008, but it's not his first experience with Idaho weather. Jim began forecasting on television in the Treasure Valley in 1998. Prior to coming to Idaho, he had extensive weather forecasting experience both in the private sector and in broadcasting.