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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
421 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

...HEAVY WET SNOW EXPECTED FOR MOUNTAINS OF NORTH IDAHO AND
NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...

.SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND INCREASE THIS EVENING. SNOW
LEVELS TONIGHT WILL LIKELY BE NEAR THE VALLEY FLOORS AT BONNERS
FERRY...PRIEST LAKE...AND METALINE FALLS. ON TUESDAY...THERE IS A
GOOD CHANCE THAT SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE TO 4000 FEET OR
HIGHER...WITH THE HIGH MOUNTAIN RIDGES RECEIVING PERIODS OF WET
SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

IDZ001-WAZ037-250000-
/O.NEW.KOTX.WS.A.0013.141125T0300Z-141126T0600Z/
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...
FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD
421 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING ABOVE 4000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH ABOVE 4000 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

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

* VALLEY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 3 INCHES FOR THE COMMUNITIES
  OF PRIEST LAKE...METALINE FALLS...AND BONNERS FERRY.

* MOUNTAIN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES FROM TONIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON
  AND INCREASE THROUGH THE NIGHT. PERIODS OF SNOW WILL PERSIST
  THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET WILL BECOME
  TREACHEROUS BY THIS EVENING.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOORS THIS EVENING RISING TO 4000 FEET BY
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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 WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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