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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
648 AM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

IDZ001-004-WAZ037-261500-
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-
648 AM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 TO 4000 FEET IN NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...AND
THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL IDAHO WILL RECEIVE WET SNOW
TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW IN THE CENTRAL
IDAHO PANHANDLE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. AT THIS TIME...THERE
IS A GOOD DEAL OF UNCERTAINTY ABOUT SNOW LEVELS WITH THIS STORM
SYSTEM. HOWEVER...CONFIDENCE IS GROWING THAT SIGNIFICANT MOUNTAIN
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BRING WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS TO LOOKOUT PASS
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

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Hydrologic Outlook

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
108 PM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

...A PROLONGED RAIN EVENT WITH RISING SNOW LEVELS THROUGH THE
WEEK...

A SERIES OF WARM FRONTAL SYSTEMS WILL CONTINUE TO BRING RAIN AND
HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW THE REGION. SNOW LEVELS WILL REMAIN HIGH
DURING THIS SAME PERIOD. 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ARE FORECAST FOR
HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE EAST CASCADES AND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN
ARE FORECAST FOR AREAS OF THE PALOUSE...BLUE MOUNTAINS...AND THE
IDAHO PANHANDLE.

BECAUSE OF THE EARLY SEASON FREEZE UP...SOME AREAS WITH FROZEN
GROUND WILL SEE ENHANCED RUNOFF THAT WILL CAUSE CREEKS TO RISE
QUICKLY AND MAY CAUSE NUISANCE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND
ROADS...PARTICULARLY IN THE PALOUSE REGION OF WASHINGTON AND
IDAHO.

NO MAINSTEM RIVER FLOODING IS FORECAST FOR THIS EVENT.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
616 AM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WET SNOW EXPECTED FOR MOUNTAINS OF NORTH IDAHO AND
NORTHEAST WASHINGTON...

.HEAVY WET SNOW WILL FALL IN THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE CENTRAL
IDAHO PANHANDLE THROUGH MID DAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL LIKELY RISE
DURING THE AFTERNOON CAUSING A CHANGE TO RAIN BELOW 4500 FEET. BY
THIS EVENING...SNOW WILL LIKELY REDEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF
NORTHEAST  AND FAR NORTH IDAHO AROUND SANDPOINT AND PRIEST LAKE.

IDZ001-004-WAZ037-260000-
/O.CON.KOTX.WW.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-141126T0600Z/
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...
MULLAN...LOOKOUT PASS...FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD
616 AM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD...
  MULLAN...LOOKOUT PASS ON INTERSTATE 90.

* MOUNTAIN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 5 INCHES OF WET
  SNOW AT LOOKOUT PASS THIS MORNING. AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES
  OF SNOW TONIGHT FOR THE MOUNTAINS AROUND SANDPOINT...CHEWELAH...
  AND PRIEST LAKE.

* TIMING...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL FALL THROUGH MID DAY TOADY OVER THE
  MOUNTAINS OF THE CENTRAL IDAHO PANHANDLE. BY THIS AFTERNOON...
  THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE THAT SNOW WILL CHANGE TO RAIN AT LOOKOUT
  PASS...AT AN ELEVATION OF 4500 FEET. FOR THE MOUNTAINS AROUND
  CHEWELAH...PRIEST LAKE...AND SANDPOINT...VERY LITTLE ADDITIONAL
  ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON.
  HOWEVER...SNOW WILL LIKELY INCREASE THIS EVENING...AND BE HEAVY
  AT TIMES UNTIL SNOW LEVELS INCREASE OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET INCLUDING LOOKOUT
  PASS ON INTERSTATE 90 WILL BE TREACHEROUS THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON.

* 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 WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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