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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
903 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE INLAND NORTHWEST
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. INTENSITIES WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT TO
MODERATE BUT COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES. OVER THE NEXT 36 HOURS...
HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY ALONG THE CASCADE CREST...
PORTIONS OF THE IDAHO PANHANDLE...AND INTO SOUTHEASTERN
WASHINGTON. TRAVEL ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN PASSES COULD BE
TREACHEROUS AT TIMES. BREEZY WINDS SUNDAY COULD LEAD TO AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW IN THE PALOUSE AT TIMES.

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IDAHO PALOUSE-CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
903 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MOSCOW, PLUMMER, POTLATCH, GENESEE, KELLOGG,
  PINEHURST, OSBURN, WALLACE, MULLAN, FOURTH OF JULY PASS,
  DOBSON PASS, AND LOOKOUT PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS..6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS AND IDAHO
  PALOUSE. 8 TO 15 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHEST AMOUNTS IN
  THE MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
  FOLLOWING A BRIEF BREAK LATE SUNDAY MORNING, SNOW RETURNS
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND PERSIST INTO MONDAY MORNING WITH
  INTENSITIES MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CAN BE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY ACROSS THE PALOUSE AND COULD LEAD TO
  DRIFTING SNOW ALONG SECTIONS OF US95.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH TONIGHT...INCREASING 5 TO 15 MPH
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH SUNDAY.

* 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 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-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-SPOKANE AREA-
903 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...COEUR D`ALENE, POST FALLS, HAYDEN, WORLEY,
  RITZVILLE, SPOKANE, CHENEY, DAVENPORT, AND ROCKFORD.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE EASTERN COLUMBIA
  BASIN AND SPOKANE AREA. 4 TO 7 INCHES FOR SOUTHEASTERN SPOKANE
  COUNTY AND IDAHO INCLUDING COEUR D ALENE TO HARRISON.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
  FOLLOWING A BRIEF BREAK LATE SUNDAY MORNING, SNOW RETURNS
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND PERSIST INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CAN BE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. BLOWING SNOW WILL BE
  POSSIBLE ALONG SECTIONS OF US95 THROUGH THE PALOUSE.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH TONIGHT...INCREASING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
  15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH SUNDAY.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?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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EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
903 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LEAVENWORTH, MAZAMA, STEHEKIN, AND BLEWETT PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 5 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IN
  THE UPPER VALLEYS. ALONG THE CREST AND ADJACENT MOUNTAINS...10
  TO 20 INCHES.

* TIMING...TONIGHT. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY TAPER OFF FROM
  NORTH TO SOUTH LATE SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CAN BE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. MOUNTAIN PASSES COULD
  HAVE DELAYS AND RESTRICTIONS.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?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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NORTHERN PANHANDLE-
903 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...SANDPOINT, ATHOL, BONNERS FERRY, PRIEST RIVER,
  EASTPORT, AND SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
  FOLLOWING A BRIEF BREAK LATE SUNDAY MORNING, SNOW RETURNS SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND PERSIST INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CAN BE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?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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WASHINGTON PALOUSE-
903 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...PULLMAN, COLFAX, ROSALIA, LA CROSSE, OAKESDALE,
  TEKOA, AND UNIONTOWN.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS OF WESTERN WHITMAN COUNTY INCREASING TOWARD 4 TO 8
  INCHES IN EASTERN WHITMAN COUNTY AND ALONG THE US95 CORRIDOR.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
  FOLLOWING A BRIEF BREAK LATE SUNDAY MORNING, SNOW RETURNS SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND PERSIST INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CAN BE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. BLOWING SNOW WILL BE
  POSSIBLE ALONG SECTIONS OF US95 AND SECONDARY ROADS SUNDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S TONIGHT...WARMING INTO
  THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S SUNDAY...THEN COOLING NEAR TO BELOW
  FREEZING SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH TONIGHT...INCREASING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
  18 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH SUNDAY.

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