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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
901 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...LIGHT ICING POSSIBLE TUESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON. HEAVY ICE
AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

.SEVERAL ROUNDS OF MOISTURE OVERRUN THE VERY COLD AIR MASS IN
PLACE. THE FIRST ROUND ARRIVES TUESDAY MORNING NEAR THE CASCADES
AND SPREADS EAST LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. THIS WILL BE LIGHT
BUT ALSO IN THE FORM OF SLEET...FREEZING RAIN...AND SNOW. HEAVIER
PRECIPITATION ARRIVES TUESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUES INTO
WEDNESDAY BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR HOURS OF FREEZING RAIN...
SLEET...AND SNOW. HEAVY ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE CASCADE EAST SLOPES...WESTERN COLUMBIA BASIN...
AND INTO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. MAINLY SNOW AND SLEET WILL
IMPACT LOCATIONS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20. THIS IS A COMPLEX STORM
SYSTEM WHICH HAS A STRONG POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL CHANGES TO
PRECIPTIATION TYPES

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EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS LEAVENWORTH, MAZAMA, TWISP,
WINTHROP, STEHEKIN, CONCONULLY, BLEWETT PASS, AND LOUP LOUP PASS
901 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 4 PM
PST WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO
8 AM PST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LEAVENWORTH, MAZAMA, TWISP, WINTHROP, STEHEKIN,
  CONCONULLY, BLEWETT PASS, AND LOUP LOUP PASS.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...0.40 TO 0.90" FOR VALLEYS SOUTH OF LAKE
  CHELAN. UP TO 0.25" IN THE METHOW VALLEY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS
  NORTH OF LAKE CHELAN AND 12 TO 24 INCHES MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...FIRST ROUND OF VERY LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION
  ARRIVES TUESDAY MORNING. LOOK FOR A BREAK TUESDAY AFTERNOON
  WITH OCCASIONAL FREEZING DRIZZLE THEN MODERATE TO HEAVY
  FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW ARRIVES TUESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUES
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL CREATE
  TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS, TREE DAMAGE, AND POWER OUTAGES.
  AREAS WITH LESS FREEZING RAIN AND MORE SNOW AND SLEET WILL SEE
  SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS TO TRAVEL BUT A LOWER THREAT FOR POWER
  OUTAGES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 20S.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=OTX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
ICE...SNOW...AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...PACK A FLASHLIGHT...BLANKETS...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

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MOSES LAKE AREA-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS MOSES LAKE, EPHRATA, OTHELLO,
AND QUINCY
901 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 9 AM
PST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MOSES LAKE, EPHRATA, OTHELLO, AND QUINCY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...BETWEEN 0.15 AND 0.35". LOCALLY UP TO HALF
  AN INCH NEAR COULEE DAM.

* TIMING...FIRST ROUND OF VERY LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION
  ARRIVES TUESDAY MORNING. LOOK FOR A BREAK TUESDAY AFTERNOON
  WITH OCCASIONAL FREEZING DRIZZLE THEN MODERATE TO HEAVY
  FREEZING RAIN ARRIVES TUESDAY EVENING AND CONTINUES THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL CREATE
  TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS, TREE DAMAGE, AND POWER OUTAGES.
  AREAS WITH LESS FREEZING RAIN AND MORE SNOW AND SLEET WILL SEE
  SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS TO TRAVEL BUT A LOWER THREAT FOR POWER
  OUTAGES.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 30.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=OTX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...PACK A FLASHLIGHT...BLANKETS...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

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WENATCHEE AREA-WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS WENATCHEE, CHELAN, ENTIAT,
CASHMERE, WATERVILLE, MANSFIELD, AND BADGER MOUNTAIN ROAD
901 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 4 PM
PST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...WENATCHEE, CHELAN, ENTIAT, CASHMERE, WATERVILLE,
  MANSFIELD, AND BADGER MOUNTAIN ROAD.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...OF ONE HALF OF AN INCH TO THREE QUARTERS
  OF AN INCH...LOCALLY UP TO AN INCH POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...FIRST ROUND OF VERY LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION
  ARRIVES TUESDAY MORNING COMING IN THE FORM OF SLEET...FREEZING
  RAIN...OR SNOW. LOOK FOR A BREAK TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH
  OCCASIONAL FREEZING DRIZZLE THEN MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING
  RAIN MIXING WITH SNOW AND SLEET AT TIMES ARRIVES TUESDAY
  EVENING AND CONTINUES THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL CREATE
  TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS, TREE DAMAGE, AND POWER OUTAGES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE TEENS TO 20S.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=OTX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...PACK A FLASHLIGHT...BLANKETS...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

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NORTHERN PANHANDLE-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-
OKANOGAN VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS SANDPOINT, BONNERS FERRY,
PRIEST RIVER, EASTPORT, SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD, COLVILLE,
DEER PARK, CHEWELAH, NEWPORT, KETTLE FALLS,
SPRINGDALE-HUNTERS ROAD, ORIN-RICE ROAD, FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD,
REPUBLIC, INCHELIUM, WAUCONDA, CHESAW ROAD,
HIGHWAY 20 WAUCONDA SUMMIT, BOULDER CREEK ROAD, SHERMAN PASS,
OMAK, OKANOGAN, BREWSTER, BRIDGEPORT, OROVILLE, NESPELEM,
AND DISAUTEL PASS
901 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO
8 AM PST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...REPUBLIC, INCHELIUM, WAUCONDA, CHESAW ROAD,
  HIGHWAY 20 WAUCONDA SUMMIT, BOULDER CREEK ROAD, SHERMAN PASS,
  SANDPOINT, BONNERS FERRY, PRIEST RIVER, EASTPORT, SCHWEITZER
  MOUNTAIN ROAD, OMAK, OKANOGAN, BREWSTER, BRIDGEPORT, OROVILLE,
  NESPELEM, DISAUTEL PASS, COLVILLE, DEER PARK, CHEWELAH,
  NEWPORT, KETTLE FALLS, SPRINGDALE-HUNTERS ROAD, ORIN-RICE
  ROAD, AND FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...0.15 TO 0.25" SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 20. UP TO
  0.15" NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20. LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO 0.50" POSSIBLE
  IN BETWEEN BREWSTER AND KELLER.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE IN THE
  VALLEYS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20. 1 TO 4 INCHES IN VALLEYS SOUTH OF
  HIGHWAY 20. 8 TO 16 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...FIRST ROUND OF VERY LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION
  ARRIVES TUESDAY MORNING AND DEPARTS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. LOOK
  FOR A BREAK TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH OCCASIONAL FREEZING DRIZZLE
  THEN MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF SNOW...
  SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN ARRIVES TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL CREATE
  TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS, TREE DAMAGE, AND POWER OUTAGES.
  AREAS WITH LESS FREEZING RAIN AND MORE SNOW AND SLEET WILL SEE
  SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS TO TRAVEL BUT A LOWER THREAT FOR POWER
  OUTAGES.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* SNOW LEVEL...2000-4000 FEET SOUTH TO VALLEY FLOORS NORTH.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=OTX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
ICE...SNOW...AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS
OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE
TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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COEUR D`ALENE AREA-IDAHO PALOUSE-CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
WASHINGTON PALOUSE-SPOKANE AREA-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS COEUR D`ALENE, POST FALLS,
HAYDEN, WORLEY, MOSCOW, PLUMMER, POTLATCH, GENESEE, KELLOGG,
PINEHURST, OSBURN, WALLACE, MULLAN, FOURTH OF JULY PASS,
DOBSON PASS, LOOKOUT PASS, PULLMAN, COLFAX, ROSALIA, LA CROSSE,
OAKESDALE, TEKOA, UNIONTOWN, SPOKANE, CHENEY, DAVENPORT,
AND ROCKFORD
901 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 4 PM PST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MOSCOW, PLUMMER, POTLATCH, GENESEE, COEUR D`ALENE,
  POST FALLS, HAYDEN, WORLEY, KELLOGG, PINEHURST, OSBURN,
  WALLACE, MULLAN, FOURTH OF JULY PASS, DOBSON PASS, LOOKOUT
  PASS, PULLMAN, COLFAX, ROSALIA, LA CROSSE, OAKESDALE, TEKOA,
  UNIONTOWN, SPOKANE, CHENEY, DAVENPORT, AND ROCKFORD.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...BETWEEN A TRACE TO FEW HUNDRETHS.

* TIMING...A BAND OF VERY LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION ARRIVES
  TUESDAY MORNING AFTER 10 AM COMING IN THE FORM OF FREEZING
  RAIN... SLEET OR SNOW AND DEPARTS TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN WILL LEAD TO VERY SLICK
  ROADS AND WALKWAYS.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE TEENS TO 20S WARMING 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=OTX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

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UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS RITZVILLE, GRAND COULEE,
ODESSA, WILBUR, AND COULEE CITY
901 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY TO
8 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...RITZVILLE, GRAND COULEE, ODESSA, WILBUR, AND
  COULEE CITY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...0.10-0.15" WITH UP TO 0.35" FROM COULEE
  CITY TO COULEE DAM.

* TIMING...FIRST ROUND OF VERY LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION
  ARRIVES TUESDAY MORNING COMING IN THE FORM OF SLEET...FREEZING
  RAIN...OR SNOW. LOOK FOR A BREAK TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH
  OCCASIONAL FREEZING DRIZZLE THEN MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING
  RAIN MIXING WITH SNOW AND SLEET AT TIMES ARRIVES TUESDAY
  EVENING AND CONTINUES THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL CREATE
  TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS, TREE DAMAGE, AND POWER OUTAGES.
  AREAS WITH LESS FREEZING RAIN WILL SEE SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS TO
  TRAVEL BUT A LOWER THREAT FOR POWER OUTAGES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE TEENS TO 20S WARMING TO THE 20S TO LOWER
  30S.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=OTX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$



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