Winter storm from now until Thanksgiving Day across Eastern Idaho

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According to the National Weather Service Idaho can expect to experience a winter storm which will cover the region with major snowfall.

: Bonneville, Madison, Jefferson, Teton, Caribou, Bannock, Bingham, Power and Butte have been issued with a winter weather advisory and can anticipate between 3 and 6 inches of heavy snow along with gusts of wind up to 35 mph. These gusts can reduce visibility and cause blowing snow.

Other areas, including Fremont, Clark, Custer, Franklin, Oneida and Bear Lake counties have received a more severe storm warning. Especially in areas of higher elevation, wet heavy snow is expected to reach depths of between 6 and 12 inches. High winds  with speeds of up to 35 mph will lead to heavy snow drifts and low visibility.

Drivers are being warned to drive extremely carefully and to be aware that roads may be closed because of blowing snow.

The National Weather Service predicts that the storm will arrive between Tuesday 11 p.m and Wednesday 5 a.m. It is expected to last until at least the early morning hours of Thursday. The region may also experience more snow fall on Thursday and Friday.

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