ID WFO SPOKANE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO SPOKANE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, February 24, 2018

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED…

Snow showers will linger into the evening hours however the threat

for significant snow accumulations has ended.

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

* WHAT…Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with mountain accumulations up

to 18 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Moscow, Plummer, Potlatch, Genesee, Kellogg, Pinehurst,

Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Fourth of July Pass, Dobson Pass,

and Lookout Pass.

* WHEN…From 4 AM to 11 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions from

the combination of heavy snow and blowing snow. Winds gusting as

high as 45 mph will cause patchy blowing and drifting snow.

Minor tree damage and local power outages are possible.

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.

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

* WHAT…Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with mountain accumulations up

to 18 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Moscow, Plummer, Potlatch, Genesee, Kellogg, Pinehurst,

Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Fourth of July Pass, Dobson Pass,

and Lookout Pass.

* WHEN…From 4 AM to 11 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions from

the combination of heavy snow and blowing snow. Winds gusting as

high as 45 mph will cause patchy blowing and drifting snow.

Minor tree damage and local power outages are possible.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 5 PM PST

SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches,

with mountain accumulations up to 12 inches, are expected.

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

Schweitzer Mountain Road, Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, Hayden,

and Worley.

* WHEN…From 4 AM to 5 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Snow and

drifting snow will be possible between Post Falls and Sandpoint.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 5 PM PST

SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches,

with mountain accumulations up to 12 inches, are expected.

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

Schweitzer Mountain Road, Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, Hayden,

and Worley.

* WHEN…From 4 AM to 5 PM PST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Snow and

drifting snow will be possible between Post Falls and Sandpoint.

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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