Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Spokane WA
351 PM PDT Thu Mar 22 2018

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-
Moses Lake Area-Upper Columbia Basin-Spokane Area-
Northeast Mountains-Okanogan Highlands-Okanogan Valley-
Waterville Plateau-
Including the cities of Sandpoint, Rathdrum, Bonners Ferry,
Priest River, Eastport, Coeur d`Alene, Post Falls, Hayden,
Worley, Moscow, Plummer, Potlatch, Genesee, Kellogg, St Maries,
Pinehurst, Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Lewiston, Lapwai, Peck,
Culdesac, Gifford, Kamiah, Craigmont, Nezperce, Winchester,
Anatone, Peola, Clarkston, Pomeroy, Pullman, Colfax, Rosalia,
La Crosse, Oakesdale, Tekoa, Uniontown, Moses Lake, Ephrata,
Othello, Quincy, Ritzville, Grand Coulee, Odessa, Wilbur,
Coulee City, Spokane, Cheney, Davenport, Rockford, Colville,
Deer Park, Chewelah, Newport, Kettle Falls, Republic, Inchelium,
Wauconda, Omak, Okanogan, Brewster, Bridgeport, Oroville,
Nespelem, Waterville, and Mansfield
351 PM PDT Thu Mar 22 2018

A line of showers and embedded thunderstorms from about Nespelem
to Sprague is moving across northeast Washington as of 3:45 PM
this afternoon. This line of convection is associated with the a
cold front moving through the area and will continue to move
northeast the next 2 hours. These storms may contain brief heavy
rain, gusty outflow winds 35-40 mph and occasional lightning
strikes. More convection is firing up in the unstable area behind
the cold front and these storms will also move northeast through
the evening.

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