Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
531 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

WAZ042-211400-
EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
531 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
WASHINGTON.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A ROBUST AND WET PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE TO
LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS...WITH MODERATE SNOW POSSIBLE
IN THE VALLEYS. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SECOND STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE
MOUNTAIN SNOWS WITHIN THE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
TIME-FRAME. THERE IS LOW TO MODERATE CONFIDENCE REGARDING THE
DETAILS OF THE CHRISTMAS EVE STORM.



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IDZ002-003-026-027-WAZ031>036-041-211400-
COEUR D`ALENE AREA-IDAHO PALOUSE-LEWISTON AREA-
LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES-NORTHEAST BLUE MOUNTAINS-
LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-WASHINGTON PALOUSE-
MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-SPOKANE AREA-WENATCHEE AREA-
531 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH IDAHO...
NORTH CENTRAL IDAHO...EAST CENTRAL WASHINGTON...NORTH CENTRAL
WASHINGTON...NORTHEAST WASHINGTON AND SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW
TO THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT. BREEZY AND GUSTY SOUHWEST WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SECOND STORM SYSTEM WILL BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. THE THREAT FOR VALLEY SNOW IS LOW AT THIS TIME HOWEVER
THERE IS A MODERATE THREAT FOR HEAVY SNOW ON AREA MOUNTAIN PASSES.



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IDZ001-004-WAZ037-038-043-044-211400-
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-OKANOGAN VALLEY-
WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
531 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH IDAHO...
CENTRAL WASHINGTON...NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST
WASHINGTON.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A MILD AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE RAIN
AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TO THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT. LIGHT TO
LOCALLY MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE TO ELEVATIONS
NEAR 2000 FEET BEFORE SNOW LEVELS RISE BETWEEN 4000 AND 5000 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SECOND STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE
MOUNTAIN SNOWS WITHIN THE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
TIME-FRAME. CONFIDENCE IN THE CHRISTMAS EVE STORM REMAINS LOW TO
MODERATE.



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