Winds could gusts of up to 50 MPH in the Magic Valley today, making travel difficult at times. A Wind Advisory has been issued.

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 9 PM this evening for the western Magic Valley, southwest Idaho Highlands, and southern Twin Falls County.

  • Winds: West or northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph.
  • Impacts: Travel hazard, especially for high profile vehicles. Blowing dust will locally reduce visibility. Small branches may be blown down.

Precautionary & Preparedness Actions

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph, or gusts of at least 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.