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

636 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…Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches,

with mountain accumulations up to 11 inches, are expected.

* 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 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 IS CANCELLED…

Snow will continue through 8 am and gradually mix with rain

afterward. Snow accumulations are expected to be only light and

limited to the higher benches and hills around the area.

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