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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE
REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE DURING
THIS EVENT AS COLD ARCTIC AIR IS SCRUBBED OUT OF THE LOW
ELEVATIONS BUT ABOVE 4000 FEET HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY.
THE CASCADE VALLEYS MAINLY NORTH OF LAKE CHELAN AND THE OKANOGAN
REGION WILL BE MUCH SLOWER TO SCOUR OUT AND AS A RESULT SNOW WILL
BE THE DOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE...LEADING TO HEAVY VALLEY
ACCUMULATIONS AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS.

IDZ004-210800-
/O.UPG.KOTX.WS.A.0012.141122T0000Z-141123T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KOTX.WS.W.0011.141121T2000Z-141123T1400Z/
CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MULLAN...LOOKOUT PASS
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST
SUNDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING ABOVE 4000 FEET FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...MULLAN...LOOKOUT PASS.

* SNOW LEVEL...INITIALLY SNOW LEVELS WILL BE NEAR VALLEY FLOORS
  BUT WILL RISE FRIDAY EVENING TO 3500 FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL
  LOWER AGAIN TO VALLEY FLOORS SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 15 INCHES.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. STEADY SNOW WILL CHANGE TO OCCASIONAL
  BUT HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR
  IMPOSSIBLE OVER HIGHER ELEVATION ROADWAYS. WINDY AND GUSTY
  CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ON
  EXPOSED TERRAIN.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE
REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE DURING
THIS EVENT AS COLD ARCTIC AIR IS SCRUBBED OUT OF THE LOW
ELEVATIONS BUT ABOVE 4000 FEET HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY.
THE CASCADE VALLEYS MAINLY NORTH OF LAKE CHELAN AND THE OKANOGAN
REGION WILL BE MUCH SLOWER TO SCOUR OUT AND AS A RESULT SNOW WILL
BE THE DOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE...LEADING TO HEAVY VALLEY
ACCUMULATIONS AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS.

IDZ001-WAZ037-210800-
/O.UPG.KOTX.WS.A.0012.141122T0000Z-141123T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KOTX.WS.W.0011.141121T2000Z-141123T0200Z/
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...
FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 PM PST
SATURDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING ABOVE 4000 FEET FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
NOON FRIDAY TO 6 PM PST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW WILL INITIALLY REACH VALLEY FLOORS FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON WITH MINOR ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE
  FRIDAY NIGHT TO 3000 FEET BUT MAY STAY ON VALLEY FLOORS NEAR THE
  CANADIAN BORDER.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 15 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET. VALLEY
  SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ESPECIALLY NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER COULD
  REACH 1 TO 3 INCHES BY SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MUCH OF SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR
  IMPOSSIBLE OVER HIGHER ELEVATION ROADWAYS.


* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE
REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE DURING
THIS EVENT AS COLD ARCTIC AIR IS SCRUBBED OUT OF THE LOW
ELEVATIONS BUT ABOVE 4000 FEET HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY.
THE CASCADE VALLEYS MAINLY NORTH OF LAKE CHELAN AND THE OKANOGAN
REGION WILL BE MUCH SLOWER TO SCOUR OUT AND AS A RESULT SNOW WILL
BE THE DOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE...LEADING TO HEAVY VALLEY
ACCUMULATIONS AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS.

WAZ038-210800-
/O.UPG.KOTX.WS.A.0012.141122T0000Z-141123T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KOTX.WS.W.0011.141121T2000Z-141122T1400Z/
OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...REPUBLIC...INCHELIUM...
WAUCONDA...CHESAW ROAD...HIGHWAY 20 WAUCONDA SUMMIT...
BOULDER CREEK ROAD...SHERMAN PASS
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6
AM PST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...REPUBLIC...INCHELIUM...WAUCONDA...CHESAW ROAD...
  HIGHWAY 20 WAUCONDA SUMMIT...BOULDER CREEK ROAD...SHERMAN PASS.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOORS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS AND IN
  THE MOUNTAINS 6 TO 12 INCHES.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE NIGHT. STEADY SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO SNOW SHOWERS
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR
  IMPOSSIBLE OVER AREA ROADS.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE
REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE DURING
THIS EVENT AS COLD ARCTIC AIR IS SCRUBBED OUT OF THE LOW
ELEVATIONS BUT ABOVE 4000 FEET HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY.
THE CASCADE VALLEYS MAINLY NORTH OF LAKE CHELAN AND THE OKANOGAN
REGION WILL BE MUCH SLOWER TO SCOUR OUT AND AS A RESULT SNOW WILL
BE THE DOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE...LEADING TO HEAVY VALLEY
ACCUMULATIONS AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS.

WAZ043-044-210800-
/O.NEW.KOTX.WS.W.0011.141121T2000Z-141122T1400Z/
OKANOGAN VALLEY-WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...
BRIDGEPORT...OROVILLE...NESPELEM...DISAUTEL PASS...WATERVILLE...
MANSFIELD...BADGER MOUNTAIN ROAD
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6
AM PST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...BRIDGEPORT...
  OROVILLE...NESPELEM...DISAUTEL PASS...WATERVILLE...MANSFIELD...
   BADGER MOUNTAIN ROAD.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND INTENSIFY
  OVERNIGHT. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS
  OVER AREA ROADS.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE
REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE DURING
THIS EVENT AS COLD ARCTIC AIR IS SCRUBBED OUT OF THE LOW
ELEVATIONS BUT ABOVE 4000 FEET HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY.
THE CASCADE VALLEYS MAINLY NORTH OF LAKE CHELAN AND THE OKANOGAN
REGION WILL BE MUCH SLOWER TO SCOUR OUT AND AS A RESULT SNOW WILL
BE THE DOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE...LEADING TO HEAVY VALLEY
ACCUMULATIONS AS WELL AS THE MOUNTAINS.

WAZ042-210800-
/O.UPG.KOTX.WS.A.0012.141121T1800Z-141122T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KOTX.WS.W.0011.141121T2000Z-141122T1400Z/
EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...LEAVENWORTH...MAZAMA...
TWISP...WINTHROP...STEHEKIN...CONCONULLY...BLEWETT PASS...
LOUP LOUP PASS
249 PM PST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST
SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...LEAVENWORTH...MAZAMA...TWISP...WINTHROP...
  STEHEKIN...CONCONULLY...BLEWETT PASS...LOUP LOUP PASS.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOORS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 7 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS NORTH OF LAKE
  CHELAN. 3 TO 6 INCHES IN VALLEYS SOUTH OF LAKE CHELAN. 12 TO 20
  INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS AND NEAR PASS LEVELS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN SHORTLY AFTER NOON ON FRIDAY AND
  INTENSIFY FRIDAY EVENING. STEADY SNOW WILL TAPER OF TO SNOW
  SHOWERS MAINLY NEAR THE CREST AROUND SUNRISE SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT
  OR IMPOSSIBLE OVER AREA ROADS. TRAVELERS HEADING OVER THE
  PASSES AT THE CASCADE CREST WILL CERTAINLY ENCOUNTER HEAVY
  SNOW.

* 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.

&&

$$

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