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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
618 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

IDZ001-004-WAZ037-038-041>044-221430-
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-WENATCHEE AREA-
EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY-WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
618 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH IDAHO...
CENTRAL WASHINGTON...NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST
WASHINGTON.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WET WINTER STORM WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO
THE AREA. THE SNOW WILL BEGIN LATER TODAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
NIGHT. POCKETS OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE
NEAR WENATCHEE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SNOWY WEATHER WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY NEAR THE
CASCADES AND OVER THE IDAHO PANHANDLE. ANOTHER ROUND OF
SIGNIFICANT SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER THE CASCADES AND IDAHO
PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS ON SUNDAY. ACTIVE WINTER WEATHER WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH MIDWEEK...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE CANADIAN
BORDER.



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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
509 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

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

.A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE
REGION FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY. SNOW WILL GENERALLY
BE A MOUNTAIN OCCURRENCE EXCEPT FOR LOCATIONS WEST OF A LINE FROM
REPUBLIC TO WENATCHEE. COLD AIR WILL REMAIN TRAPPED IN THESE AREAS
LEADING TO PRIMARILY A SNOW EVENT. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE
CASCADES TONIGHT...WITH THE PRECIPITATION TURNING MORE SHOWERY ON
SATURDAY. MOST OF THE SNOW BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BE CONFINED TO
THE CASCADE CREST AND THE IDAHO PANHANDLE.

IDZ001-WAZ037-220030-
/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0011.141121T2000Z-141123T0200Z/
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...
FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD
509 AM PST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
PST SATURDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

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

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW WILL INITIALLY REACH VALLEY FLOORS THIS
  AFTERNOON THEN STEADILY CLIMB TO 3500 FEET OVERNIGHT. VALLEY
  LOCATIONS NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER COULD SEE PRIMARILY SNOW
  THROUGH THE ENTIRE EVENT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 4000 FEET. VALLEY SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE...BUT LOCALLY 3 TO 6
  INCHES NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL BEGIN BY MIDDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR ON SATURDAY BUT
  PRIMARILY OVER THE IDAHO PANHANDLE.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 3500 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.

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