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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
317 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...Strong winds Sunday morning and afternoon...

.A potent storm system will bring the potential for strong winds
on Sunday. Look for winds to increase near sunrise and continue
into the afternoon.

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/O.NEW.KOTX.WI.Y.0004.180225T1200Z-180225T2200Z/
Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties-Washington Palouse-
317 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 2 PM PST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect from 4 AM to 2 PM PST Sunday.

* Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Isolated
  gusts around 50 mph will be possible on the highest, exposed
  terrain.

* Timing...Early Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon.

* Impacts...Difficult travel conditions for high profile vehicles.
  Loose, light weight objects may become airborne. Local power
  outages will be possible from minor tree damage. Blowing and
  drifting snow will be possible in areas where there is snow on
  the ground.

* Locations...Pomeroy, Pullman, Colfax, Rosalia, La Crosse,
  Oakesdale, Tekoa, and Uniontown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
310 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS INTO
THE PALOUSE SUNDAY...

.A potent storm system will bring the next round of moderate to
heavy snow along with gusty winds Sunday. The heaviest snow will
fall across the Central Panhandle Mountains expanding into the
Palouse. These locations have recently received 4 to 8 inches of
light, fluffy snow. The incoming storm system will produce gusty
winds which is likely to create drifting and blowing snow. Travel
in these areas may become treacherous at times. Lighter snow and
less wind will impact the Northern Idaho Panhandle from Coeur D
Alene toward Bonners Ferry.

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/O.NEW.KOTX.WS.W.0005.180225T1200Z-180226T0700Z/
Washington Palouse-
Including the following locations Pullman, Colfax, Rosalia,
Oakesdale, Tekoa, and Uniontown
310 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 11 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 6
  inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Pullman, Colfax, Rosalia, Oakesdale, Tekoa, and
  Uniontown.

* WHEN...From 4 AM to 11 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Gusty winds will create blowing and
  drifting snow. Plan on difficult travel conditions from snow and
  blowing snow. Be prepared for significant drifting snow and
  potential reductions in visibility 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Spokane WA
633 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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Northern Panhandle-Coeur d`Alene Area-Idaho Palouse-
Central Panhandle Mountains-Lewiston Area-
Lewis and Southern Nez Perce Counties-Northeast Blue Mountains-
Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties-Washington Palouse-
Spokane Area-Northeast Mountains-East Slopes Northern Cascades-
633 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Idaho...
North Central Idaho...North Central Washington...Northeast
Washington and Southeast Washington.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Snow will redevelop today over much of eastern Washington and
north Idaho. The heaviest amounts are expected to occur over
southeast Washington into north-central Idaho. The snow will end
later this afternoon before redeveloping late tonight.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

The next winter storm will enter the region Sunday bringing
another round of moderate snow. This storm will also deliver
strong and gusty winds and the potential for blowing and drifting
snow over higher ridges and over open and exposed locations.
Colder than normal temperatures and unsettled conditions will
result in more snow possibilities through the week. The most
significant storm is expected to impact the region between late
Wednesday through Friday.

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