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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Moderate to heavy snow expected today and Sunday over portions
of the Inland Northwest...

A strong and wetter storm system will bring snow at times through
Sunday. Heavy snow accumulations will occur in the mountains and
valleys of northeast and north- central Washington and over much
of the Idaho Panhandle. At times, this snow will be accompanied
by strong winds over the mountains.

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/O.CAN.KOTX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180218T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KOTX.WW.Y.0013.180218T1200Z-180219T0600Z/
Coeur d`Alene Area-Idaho Palouse-
Including the cities of Coeur d`Alene, Post Falls, Hayden,
Worley, Moscow, Plummer, Potlatch, and Genesee
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM PST
SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches.
  Patchy blowing and drifting snow possible Sunday.

* WHERE...Coeur d`Alene, Post Falls, Hayden, Worley, Plummer.

* WHEN...4 AM to 10 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions.

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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/O.CAN.KOTX.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-180218T0000Z/
Okanogan Valley-
Including the cities of Omak, Okanogan, Brewster, Bridgeport,
Oroville, and Nespelem
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

Temperatures have rises to near freezing and while bands of snow
showers will persist into the afternoon additional accumulations
should be light and localized.

$$

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/O.EXP.KOTX.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-180217T2100Z/
Upper Columbia Basin-Spokane Area-
Including the cities of Ritzville, Grand Coulee, Odessa, Wilbur,
Coulee City, Spokane, Cheney, Davenport, and Rockford
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

Temperatures have risen near or above freezing and thus the
winter weather advisory has been cancelled. Light snow
accumulations are expected Sunday.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180219T0200Z/
Northern Panhandle-
Including the cities of Sandpoint, Rathdrum, Bonners Ferry,
Priest River, and Eastport
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Additional snow accumulation from this afternoon through
  Sunday afternoon 6 to 12 inches valleys and 12 to 18 inches
  mountains. Patchy blowing and drifting snow Sunday.

* WHERE...Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, Eastport, and
  Schweitzer Mountain Road.

* WHEN...Through 6 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heaviest snow is expected to fall on
  today and tonight which will make for difficult travel
  conditions. Although the snow should let up a bit on Sunday
  strong northeast winds gusting to 30 to 35 mph will likely
  lead to areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180219T0600Z/
Central Panhandle Mountains-
Including the cities of Kellogg, St Maries, Pinehurst, Osburn,
Wallace, and Mullan
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Additional snow accumulation from this afternoon through
  Sunday evening 4 to 8 inches valleys and 10 to 15 inches in the
  mountains. Patchy blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...Kellogg, Pinehurst, Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Fourth of
  July Pass, Dobson Pass, and Lookout Pass.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible. Tree branches could fall. Winds gusting as high as
  45 mph will cause patchy blowing and drifting snow. Plan on
  slippery road conditions, including during the evening
  commute. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180219T0600Z/
Northeast Blue Mountains-
Including the cities of Anatone and Peola
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Additional snow
  accumulation through Sunday evening 4 to 8 inches. Areas of
  blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...Anatone, Peola, Mountain Road, and Cloverland Road.

* WHEN...Through 10 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. The
  snow will be accompanied by afternoon and evening wind gusts
  of 50 to locally 60 mph. This will lead to areas of blowing
  and drifting snow. Southwest to west facing ridges will feel
  the brunt of these winds. Damage to trees and power lines is
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.


&&

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/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180219T0200Z/
East Slopes Northern Cascades-
Including the cities of Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop,
Stehekin, and Conconully
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Additional snow accumulation 3 to 6
  inches with 10 to 20 inches near the Cascade crest. Areas of
  blowing and drifting snow in the mountains.

* WHERE...Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin,
  Conconully, Blewett Pass, and Loup Loup Pass.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible
  in areas of heavy snow. Winds gusting as high as 30 to 40 over
  the mountains will also lead to areas of blowing and drifting
  snow this afternoon and evening. Local gusts over 50 mph is
  possible south of Lake Chelan. Another round of wind and blowing
  and drifting snow is possible on Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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Northeast Mountains-Okanogan Highlands-
Including the cities of Colville, Deer Park, Chewelah, Newport,
Kettle Falls, Republic, Inchelium, and Wauconda
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Additional snow accumulation 3 to 7
  inches valleys and 6 to 10 inches mountains.

* WHERE...Republic, Inchelium, Wauconda, Chesaw Road, Highway 20
  Wauconda Summit, Boulder Creek Road, and Sherman Pass.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions due
  to snow covered roads. Additional travel problems could occur
  on Sunday as an arctic cold front delivers wind gusts of 25 to
  35 mph which could lead to patchy blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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/O.NEW.KOTX.WW.Y.0013.180218T1800Z-180219T1800Z/
Lewis and Southern Nez Perce Counties-
Including the cities of Kamiah, Craigmont, Nezperce,
and Winchester
109 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO 10 AM
PST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Moderate snow expected. Snow accumulation 3 to 6 inches
  on the Camas Prairie, up to 2 inches below 2000 feet.

* WHERE...Craigmont, Nezperce, Winchester.

* WHEN...10 AM Sunday to 10 AM PST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions due
  to snow covered roads.

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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