ID WFO SPOKANE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO SPOKANE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, March 2, 2018

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Spokane WA

249 AM PST Thu Mar 1 2018

…Winter Storm to bring heavy mountain snow and moderate valley

accumulations today and tonight…

.A slow moving low pressure system will bring heavy mountain snow

through today and this evening. Motorists with plans to travel

over the Cascade Passes or over Sherman Pass in north central

Washington will experience winter driving conditions. The valleys

of the East Slopes of the Cascades, northeast Washington, and the

north Idaho Panhandle will have the potential for wet and locally

heavy snow accumulations this morning and again tonight. During

this afternoon snow will possibly mix with rain and accumulate

more slowly.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST

FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation in the valleys. Heavy snow in the

mountains. Snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches, with mountain

accumulations up to 12 inches.

* WHERE…Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, Eastport, and

Schweitzer Mountain Road.

* WHEN…Until 4 AM PST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute. Be prepared for reduced

visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or

freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for

slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while

driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling

from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS

MORNING…

* WHAT…Snow. Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches, with amounts

up to 3 inches on the West Plains, are expected.

* WHERE…Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, Hayden, Worley, Spokane,

Cheney, Davenport, and Rockford.

* WHEN…Until 10 AM PST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute. Be prepared for reduced

visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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