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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
357 PM 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-WAZ037-261200-
/O.CON.KOTX.WW.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-141126T1800Z/
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...SANDPOINT...BONNERS FERRY...
PRIEST RIVER...EASTPORT...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...COLVILLE...
CHEWELAH...NEWPORT...KETTLE FALLS...SPRINGDALE-HUNTERS ROAD...
ORIN-RICE ROAD...FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD
357 PM PST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SANDPOINT...BONNERS FERRY...PRIEST RIVER...
  EASTPORT...SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD...COLVILLE...CHEWELAH...
  NEWPORT...KETTLE FALLS...SPRINGDALE-HUNTERS ROAD...ORIN-RICE
  ROAD...FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD.

* MOUNTAIN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 5 TO 7 INCHES OF
  SNOW THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT
  FOR THE VALLEYS NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER.

* TIMING...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL RETURN AROUND SUNSET AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE NIGHT. COOLER AIR THAT HAS FILTERED INTO A FEW OF
  THE NORTHERN VALLEYS WILL RESULT IN 1-3 INCHES OF HEAVY WET SNOW
  DOWN TO VALLEY FLOORS FOR AREAS LIKE NORTHPORT...IONE...
  METALINE FALLS...PORTHILL...EASTPORT...MOYIE SPRINGS. FOR THE
  MOUNTAINS AROUND CHEWELAH...PRIEST LAKE...AND SANDPOINT...AN
  ADDITIONAL 5-7 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ACROSS THIS REGION WILL BE TREACHEROUS
  THROUGH EARLY MORNING.

* 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.

&&

$$



Hydrologic Outlook

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
IDZ001>004-026-027-WAZ031>033-036-037-042-260915-

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.

$$




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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