Winter weather advisory issued with snow predicted Friday

Winter weather advisory issued with snow predicted Friday
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BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Treasure Valley Friday afternoon.

The NWS says the advisory is in effect from 5 p.m. Friday until Saturday morning.

KBOI chief meteorologist Vin Crosby said the Treasure Valley could receive up to three inches of snow come Saturday morning.
Foothill locations above 5,500 feet could see up to a half-foot.

The snow is expected to start falling Friday afternoon between 4-5 p.m. The storm could make traveling in the region hazardous due to falling and blowing snow.