blizzards

Weather: Less smoke this weekend

Weekend will bring a little relief from the concentration of smoke across southern Idaho. A weak system will work across the region, and this will change our winds from the dry northerly and easterly winds we’ve had to more of…

Weather: The weekend is off to a chilly start

Fall is still about a week away but this weekend will feel very fall-like across southern Idaho. The rain and even snow in some higher terrain on Thursday and Friday will be gone, but the chilly temperatures will remain at…

Weather: Feeling like fall

Thursday features a few showers and storms, breezy conditions and cooler temperatures. Depending on rain and cloud cover, temperatures will be in the upper 60s to low 70s across the Magic Valley. How much rain could we see? Precipitation amounts…

Weather: Any relief from the smoke?

It’s wildfire season, and while we don’t have fires directly in our backyard we have many fires burning through northern and north-central Idaho, into western Montana and then across Washington, Oregon and northern California. The speed and direction of the…

Weather: First outlook on the eclipse

We are just about a week and a half out from the 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse and with a week marred by isolated storms and smoke a lot of people are asking the questions: What will the weather be…

Weather: Summer heat returns

We’re heading into the weekend and our weather pattern is once again changing. Exiting is the threat of thunderstorms and muggy air and replacing it is drier, hotter weather for the weekend and next week.

Weather: Where is all this smoke coming from?

Our weather is on cruise control until the end of the week and through the weekend. Highs will be in the low to middle 90s, while our overnight lows will range from 55 to 60 and our skies will be…

Weather: Why are official temperatures reported at the airport?

Each night on KMVT Local 11 News, I report the daily high temperatures as well as the current temperatures. Most of those temperatures for Twin Falls, Burley, Jerome and Hailey are reported at their local airport. Because those sites are…

Weather: The heat wave continues

We are in the midst of a heat wave here in southern Idaho. Temperatures will continue to be in the low to middle 90s approaching the upper 90s and triple digits. We have yet to officially break into the 100s…