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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
827 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW TO CONTINUE OVERNIGHT FOR THE IDAHO
PANHANDLE AND PORTIONS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON...

.THE REGION IS TRANSITIONING INTO MORE OF A SHOWERY UNSTABLE SNOW
REGIME. SEVERAL SMALLER SCALE WAVES WILL DROP OUT OF THE NORTH AND
ORGANIZED CLUSTERS OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS REMAIN
POSSIBLE IN THE IDAHO PANHANDLE...NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON...ALONG
THE CASCADE CREST...AND BLUE MOUNTAINS. MOISTURE ON AREA ROADWAYS
WILL LIKELY REFREEZE BY MORNING AND MOTORISTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE
ICY TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

WAZ033-280530-
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WASHINGTON PALOUSE-
827 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
STORM WARNING.

TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED INTO THE UPPER 30S AND PRECIPITATION FOR
THE NEXT FEW HOURS WILL FALL AS A COMBINATION OF RAIN...RAIN AND
SNOW...OR WET SNOW WITH LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION. SNOW LEVELS
WILL LOWER BACK NEAR VALLEY FLOORS OVERNIGHT WITH LOCAL
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO AN INCH POSSIBLE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

WAZ038-280530-
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OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-
827 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATIONS TO AROUND AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE BUT WILL BE ON A
HIGHLY LOCALIZED.

$$

WAZ036-280530-
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SPOKANE AREA-
827 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED INTO THE MID 30S AND PRECIPITATION FOR
THE NEXT FEW HOURS WILL FALL AS A COMBINATION OF RAIN...RAIN AND
SNOW...OR WET SNOW WITH LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION. SNOW LEVELS
WILL LOWER BACK NEAR VALLEY FLOORS OVERNIGHT WITH LOCAL
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO AN INCH POSSIBLE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

IDZ001>003-WAZ037-281200-
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NORTHERN PANHANDLE-COEUR D`ALENE AREA-IDAHO PALOUSE-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SANDPOINT...ATHOL...
BONNERS FERRY...PRIEST RIVER...EASTPORT...
SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...COEUR D`ALENE...POST FALLS...HAYDEN...
WORLEY...MOSCOW...PLUMMER...POTLATCH...GENESEE...COLVILLE...
DEER PARK...CHEWELAH...NEWPORT...KETTLE FALLS...
SPRINGDALE-HUNTERS ROAD...ORIN-RICE ROAD...FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD
827 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY...

* VALLEY AND MOUNTAIN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3
  INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL GREATLY VARY DUE TO THE SHOWERY NATURE OF THE
  SNOW ACTIVITY OVERNIGHT.

* TIMING...CLUSTERS OF LIGHT TO LOCALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL BE
  POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. ONE BAND IS CURRENTLY MOVING
  THROUGH THE AREA WITH A SECOND AND POSSIBLY THIRD EXPECTED
  OVERNIGHT. WARMER TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF COEUR
  D ALENE AND IDAHO PALOUSE WILL KEEP ACCUMULATIONS MAINLY ABOVE
  2500 FEET UNTIL AFTER MIDNIGHT WHEN SNOW LEVELS LOWER BACK TO
  2000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...ROADS HAVE BECOME SNOW COVERED OR ICY FROM EARLIER
  SNOW WITH A GOOD CHANCE FOR ICY CONDITIONS TO PERSIST THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY MAY BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES AND CREATE LOW VISIBILITIES AND DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

* LOCATIONS...MOSCOW...PLUMMER...POTLATCH...GENESEE...COEUR
  D`ALENE...POST FALLS...HAYDEN...WORLEY...SANDPOINT...ATHOL...
  BONNERS FERRY...PRIEST RIVER...EASTPORT...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN
  ROAD...COLVILLE...DEER PARK...CHEWELAH...NEWPORT...KETTLE
  FALLS... SPRINGDALE-HUNTERS ROAD...ORIN-RICE ROAD...FLOWERY
  TRAIL ROAD.

* 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.

&&

$$

IDZ004-281415-
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CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...KELLOGG...PINEHURST...
OSBURN...WALLACE...MULLAN...FOURTH OF JULY PASS...DOBSON PASS...
LOOKOUT PASS
827 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

* VALLEY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES FOR
  KELLOGG... MULLAN...WALLACE...DEARY...AND CLARKIA.

* MOUNTAIN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES INCLUDING THE
  LOOKOUT PASS AREA ON INTERSTATE 90.

* WINDS...RIDGETOP WINDS WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
  MPH...BECOMING NORTHEAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...SEVERAL CLUSTERS OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW
  SHOWERS WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. SMALL
  BREAKS WILL BE POSSIBLE BETWEEN EACH CLUSTER.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT
  IN SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS. TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL
  LIKELY OCCUR DURING A BUSY HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD. LOCALIZED
  BLOWING SNOW IS ALSO EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* LOCATIONS...KELLOGG...PINEHURST...OSBURN...WALLACE...MULLAN...
  FOURTH OF JULY PASS...DOBSON PASS...LOOKOUT PASS.

* 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.

&&

$$

IDZ027-WAZ031-281415-
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LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES-NORTHEAST BLUE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...KAMIAH...CRAIGMONT...
NEZPERCE...WINCHESTER...SOLDIERS MEADOW ROAD...ANATONE...PEOLA...
MOUNTAIN ROAD...CLOVERLAND ROAD
827 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FOR CAMAS PRAIRIE...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5
  INCHES FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2000 FEET INCLUDING NEZ
  PERCE...CRAIGMONT... WINCHESTER...AND WAHA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FOR NORTHEAST BLUE MOUNTAINS...3 TO 6 INCHES
  OF SNOW ABOVE 3000 FEET FOR AREAS AROUND PEOLA AND ANATONE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO LOCALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ON AND OFF
  SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY OCCUR
  DURING A BUSY HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD. LOCALIZED BLOWING SNOW IS
  ALSO EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS. BLOWING SNOW MAY IMPACT HIGHWAY
  95 OVER THE CAMAS PRAIRIE AND HIGHWAY 12 OVER ALPOWA SUMMIT.

* LOCATIONS...KAMIAH...CRAIGMONT...NEZPERCE...WINCHESTER...
  SOLDIERS MEADOW ROAD...ANATONE...PEOLA...MOUNTAIN ROAD...
  CLOVERLAND ROAD.

* 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.

&&

$$

WAZ042-281200-
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EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...STEHEKIN
827 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE ALONG THE CASCADE CREST AND UPPER WENATCHEE VALLEY
  INCLUDING LAKE WENATCHEE...HIGHWAY 2 BETWEN WINTON...COLES
  CORNER...AND STEVENS PASS.

* TIMING...MODERATE SNOW IS CURRENTLY FALLING AT STEVENS PASS AND
  ACROSS WESTERN PORTIONS OF CHELAN COUNTY NEAR THE CASCADE CREST.
  SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND DECREASE ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DURING A BUSY HOLIDAY TRAVEL
  PERIOD. LOCALIZED BLOWING SNOW IS ALSO POSSIBLE IN THE
  MOUNTAINS.

* LOCATIONS...STEHEKIN...COLES CORNER TO STEVENS PASS...HOLDEN
  VILLAGE.

* 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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