High pressure is building across Idaho for the weekend, bringing dry air for widespread clear skies and warm temperatures. Boise's low tonight will be near 58 degrees, with a light northwest breeze. Mountain areas will drop to the upper 40's.
The spectacular weather will continue tomorrow, with sunshine in the lower valleys - Boise near 87 degrees - but a few afternoon clouds building over the mountains for a few isolated showers.
Monday and Tuesday remain warm and dry with highs in the upper 80's to near 90 degrees, while afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be widely scattered in the mountains. A bit breezy each afternoon.
Dry but cooler conditions develop heading into the last days of Spring, with mostly sunny but breezy weather in Boise. Highs on Wednesday near 83, cooler on Thursday and Friday near 75 degrees, and staying a few degrees below normal through next weekend, although still dry. Summer officially begins next Friday.
NOTE: The KCBX radar site south of Boise is back up and running ahead of schedule!
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.
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.