Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
509 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE
REGION FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY. SNOW WILL GENERALLY
BE A MOUNTAIN OCCURRENCE EXCEPT FOR LOCATIONS WEST OF A LINE FROM
REPUBLIC TO WENATCHEE. COLD AIR WILL REMAIN TRAPPED IN THESE AREAS
LEADING TO PRIMARILY A SNOW EVENT. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE
CASCADES TONIGHT...WITH THE PRECIPITATION TURNING MORE SHOWERY ON
SATURDAY. MOST OF THE SNOW BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BE CONFINED TO
THE CASCADE CREST AND THE IDAHO PANHANDLE.

WAZ042-220030-
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EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...LEAVENWORTH...MAZAMA...
TWISP...WINTHROP...STEHEKIN...CONCONULLY...BLEWETT PASS...
LOUP LOUP PASS
509 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM
PST SATURDAY...

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

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOORS...EXCEPT RISING TO 2500 FEET LATE
  THIS EVENING SOUTH OF LAKE CHELAN.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 9 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS NORTH OF
  LAKE CHELAN. 3 TO 6 INCHES IN VALLEYS SOUTH OF LAKE CHELAN. 10
  TO 20 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS AND NEAR PASS LEVELS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE THIS MORNING AND INTENSIFY LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STEADY SNOW WILL TAPER OF TO SNOW
  SHOWERS MAINLY NEAR THE CREST LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT
  OR IMPOSSIBLE OVER AREA ROADS. TRAVELERS HEADING OVER THE
  PASSES AT THE CASCADE CREST WILL CERTAINLY ENCOUNTER HEAVY
  SNOW.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

WAZ038-043-044-220030-
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OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-OKANOGAN VALLEY-WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...REPUBLIC...INCHELIUM...
WAUCONDA...CHESAW ROAD...HIGHWAY 20 WAUCONDA SUMMIT...
BOULDER CREEK ROAD...SHERMAN PASS...OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...
BRIDGEPORT...OROVILLE...NESPELEM...DISAUTEL PASS...WATERVILLE...
MANSFIELD...BADGER MOUNTAIN ROAD
509 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM
PST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...REPUBLIC...INCHELIUM...WAUCONDA...CHESAW ROAD...
  HIGHWAY 20 WAUCONDA SUMMIT...BOULDER CREEK ROAD...SHERMAN
  PASS... OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...BRIDGEPORT...OROVILLE...
  NESPELEM... DISAUTEL PASS...WATERVILLE...MANSFIELD...BADGER
  MOUNTAIN ROAD.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOORS BUT RISING TOWARD 3000 FEET LATE ON
  THE WATERVILLE PLATEAU.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS AND
  IN THE MOUNTAINS 6 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MIDNIGHT. THE PRECIPITATION MAY MIX OR SWITCH OVER TO
  FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ON THE WATERVILLE PLATEAU. STEADY SNOW
  WILL TAPER OFF TO SNOW SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. ANY PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET WILL CREATE AN
  ICY GLAZE ON TOP OF THE SNOW AND COULD LEAD TO VERY SLICK
  CONDITIONS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

IDZ001-WAZ037-220030-
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NORTHERN PANHANDLE-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...
FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD
509 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
PST SATURDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW WILL INITIALLY REACH VALLEY FLOORS THIS
  AFTERNOON THEN STEADILY CLIMB TO 3500 FEET OVERNIGHT. VALLEY
  LOCATIONS NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER COULD SEE PRIMARILY SNOW
  THROUGH THE ENTIRE EVENT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET. VALLEY SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE...BUT LOCALLY 3 TO 6
  INCHES NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL BEGIN BY MIDDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR ON SATURDAY BUT
  PRIMARILY OVER THE IDAHO PANHANDLE.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 3500 FEET.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

IDZ004-220030-
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CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MULLAN...LOOKOUT PASS
509 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM
PST SUNDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...MULLAN...LOOKOUT PASS.

* SNOW LEVEL...INITIALLY SNOW LEVELS WILL BE NEAR VALLEY FLOORS
  BUT WILL RISE RAPIDLY THIS EVENING TO 4000 FEET OR HIGHER. SNOW
  LEVELS WILL LOWER AGAIN TO VALLEY FLOORS BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 15 INCHES OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND AN
  INCH OR LESS IN THE LOWER VALLEYS.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES THIS MORNING...BUT
  SHOULD INTENSIFY LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  NIGHT. STEADY SNOW WILL CHANGE TO SNOW SHOWERS ON SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT. THESE SHOWERS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS OVER HIGHER ELEVATION ROADWAYS. WINDY CONDITIONS ON
  SATURDAY WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER EXPOSED
  TERRAIN.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 4000 FEET.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

WAZ041-220030-
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WENATCHEE AREA-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...WENATCHEE...CHELAN...ENTIAT...
CASHMERE
509 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
6 AM PST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...WENATCHEE...CHELAN...ENTIAT...CASHMERE.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
  BETWEEN CASHMERE AND WENATCHEE WITH 2 TO 4 INCHES ELSEWHERE.
  LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER BENCHES AND
  NEAR CHELAN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MOST OF THE EVENING. THE PRECIPITATION COULD TRANSITION
  TO RAIN...FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET LATE THIS AFTERNOON SOUTH OF A
  LINE FROM ENTIAT TO ARDENVOIR. THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL
  COME TO AN END AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICY ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY DURING THE FRIDAY AFTERNOON COMMUTE AND EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW LEVELS WILL START OFF ON VALLEY FLOORS AND
  RISE NEAR 2500 FEET THIS EVENING.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$


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