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More scattered showers Thursday, with snow expected by Friday

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BOISE, Idaho — Another low pressure trough will be bringing more scattered showers to southern Idaho on Thursday. This showery activity should start about mid-morning on Thursday, some of the afternoon showers have the potential to be a little bit stronger. We may see these isolated storms produce a few strikes of lightning, with brief, stronger downpours. Winds are expected to pick up Thursday afternoon and continue into Friday.

The valley rain showers switch to snow as a cold front moves in late Thursday night. Temperatures will reach the low 50's, then drop about ten degrees on Friday behind the front.  A rain/snow mix is likely during the morning commute on Friday, possible even up to an inch of wet snow, although it probably will not stick to road surfaces. Mountain valleys are expecting up to 6" of snow through Friday, with the highest elevations seeing up to 12".

Friday and Saturday will remain cold and unsettled with occasional snow showers and highs only reaching the low 40's, with overnight lows in the low 20's.  Sunday will be drier as the storm pulls away, but highs will stay in the 40's. More unsettled weather is expected next week with valley rain/snow and mountain snow through the week, with temperatures remaining below average. 

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  • 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 40 years on KTVB.
  • Meteorologist Bri Eggers joined the KTVB weather team in the fall of 2018. She became a meteorologist while working here in the Treasure Valley, and has earned her National Weather Association seal of approval. After spending four years in Boston, forecasting blizzards, nor’easters and humid summer days, Bri is excited to dive back into mountain meteorology. 
  • Meteorologist 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.
  • Meteorologist Larry Gebert sadly passed away in April 2022.

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