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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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7-Day Forecast for Latitude 46.88°N and Longitude 117.37°W (Elev. 1998 ft) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Colfax WA
Issued by: National Weather Service Spokane, WA
Last Update: 7:01 pm PST Dec 20, 2014
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Overnight

Rain. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%
Rain

Lo 43 °FRising Temperatures
Sunday

Rain Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
Rain
Likely
Hi 50 °F
Sunday
Night

Chance Rain. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Chance
Rain
Lo 37 °F
Monday

Slight Chc Rain. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc
Rain
Hi 41 °F
Monday
Night

Slight Chc Rain. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%
Slight Chc
Rain
Lo 32 °F
Tuesday

Chance Rain. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Chance
Rain
Hi 43 °F
Tuesday
Night

Chance Rain. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Chance
Rain
Lo 35 °F
Wednesday

Rain Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Rain
Likely
Hi 40 °F
Wednesday
Night

Chance Snow. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Chance
Snow
Lo 29 °F


Overnight: Rain. Temperature rising to around 46 by 3am. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Sunday: Rain likely, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Windy, with a west wind 28 to 33 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind 10 to 13 mph.

Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of rain after 4am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Wednesday: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

Christmas Day: A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.



Point Forecast: Colfax WA
 46.88°N 117.37°W (Elev. 1998 ft)

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