BOISE -- An incoming storm from the Gulf of Alaska is headed to Idaho this weekend, bringing rain and snow to most parts of the state.

While southwest Idaho is likely to remain snow free, central Idaho and southeast Idaho could see several snowy inches on the ground, with more in the mountains.

KTVB Meteorologist Larry Gebert says daytime highs will drop into the 40s throughout the Treasure Valley on Saturday. Gebert says to expect rain showers in the valley and snow at higher elevation.


The National Weather Service is reporting that storm will likely drop 7 to 9 inches of snow in mountain areas, but could also lead to 1 to 3 inches in some high-elevation valley locations.

That includes the Big and Little Wood River Valleys and eastern Magic Valley.

High temperatures in these areas will rise into the 30s on Sunday and Monday.

See a special weather statement from the NWS here.

By Monday morning the storm system will be moving east of the state. The National Weather Service reports fresh snow on the ground and clearing skies will lower morning temperatures into the teens in eastern Idaho.

Southwest Idaho and the Treasure Valley will be slightly warmer, With lows in the lower 30s and upper 20s by Monday.

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