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Snowstorm expected to arrive in east Idaho in time for the new year

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IDAHO FALLS — A significant portion of eastern Idaho will see snowfall starting Tuesday evening.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory between 8 p.m. Tuesday to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the following counties: Fremont, Teton, Madison, Bonneville, Bingham, Caribou, Bear Lake and Franklin. The area includes the city of Idaho Falls, Rigby, Rexburg, Driggs and St. Anthony.
Areas of lower elevation can expect between 2 and 7 inches of snow, while areas of higher elevation, may see as much as 6 to 12 inches of snowfall.
Gusty winds may produce areas of blowing snow, especially in broad open areas and in mountain passes.
The advisories extend into western Wyoming, and southern Montana, which will also see significant snowfall during the same period.
Officials urge caution on the roadways, as travel conditions may become difficult. Check out local road conditions at 511 Idaho.
For a complete forecast visit the EastIdahoNews.com weather page.
Source: eastidahonews.com

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