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Winter storm could hit Ontario area overnight

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has upgraded its forecast to a winter storm warning for the lower Treasure Valley.

The National Weather Service is forecasting a winter storm to move through the region late Saturday night into Sunday, possibly bringing several inches of snow to Malheur County.

In the Ontario area, the forecast calls for 1 to 3 inches of snow overnight and a low down to 19. Saturday afternoon, the weather service bumped that up to forecast 2 to 4 inches in the Ontario area.

The weather service said there is “heavy snow possible” in Malheur County with some locations getting 4 to 7 inches.

Expect roads to be snow covered and “travel could become difficult,” the weather service said.

The Oregon State Police reported a series of accidents with the last storm, many involving drivers . . .