Eastern Washington and North Idaho Watches and Warnings

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WWUS46 KOTX 112257
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
257 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...

Moist westerly flow will set up across the region tonight and continue into Friday. This will result in periods of moderate to heavy snow along the Cascade Crest as well as the North Idaho Panhandle Mountains. Upwards of 1 to 2 feet will be possible with locally higher amounts on the Cascade Crest. Gusty winds could also result in areas of blowing and drifting snow. Travel across mountain passes could become hazardous at times. Snow for the northern valleys is also expected tonight.

WAZ042-120700- /O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0012.000000T0000Z-191213T1800Z/ East Slopes Northern Cascades- 257 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches. Local accumulations on exposed ridges near the Cascade crest of 2 to 3 feet. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Mountains near the Cascade crest.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible across the mountain passes. Areas of blowing and drifting snow could significantly reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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IDZ001-004-120700- /O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0012.191212T0300Z-191213T1800Z/ Northern Panhandle-Central Panhandle Mountains- Including the following locations Schweitzer Mountain Road, Dobson Pass, and Lookout Pass 257 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 3000 feet North Idaho Panhandle and above 4000 feet Central Panhandle Mountains. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches with local amounts of 20 inches on the highest peaks. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Schweitzer Mountain Road, Dobson Pass, and Lookout Pass.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of blowing and drifting snow could significantly reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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WAZ037-038-120700- /O.CON.KOTX.WW.Y.0032.191212T0300Z-191212T1500Z/ Northeast Mountains-Okanogan Highlands- Including the following locations Colville, Northport, Newport, Orin-Rice Road, Flowery Trail Road, Republic, Inchelium, Wauconda, Chesaw Road, Highway 20 Wauconda Summit, Boulder Creek Road, and Sherman Pass 257 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Valley snow accumulations 2 to 4 inches except less than 1 inch Deer Park and Springdale area. 4 to 8 inches in the mountains.

* WHERE...Republic, Inchelium, Wauconda, Chesaw Road, Highway 20 Wauconda Summit, Boulder Creek Road, Sherman Pass, Colville, Northport, Newport, Orin-Rice Road, and Flowery Trail Road.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 7 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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WWUS46 KOTX 111103
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
303 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...

Moist westerly flow will set up across the region tonight and continue into Friday. This will result in periods of moderate to heavy snow along the Cascade Crest as well as the North Idaho Panhandle Mountains. Upwards of 1 to 2 feet will be possible with locally higher amounts on the Cascade Crest. Gusty winds could also result in areas of blowing and drifting snow. Travel across mountain passes could become hazardous at times. Snow for the northern valleys is also expected tonight.

WAZ042-120130- /O.UPG.KOTX.WS.A.0012.191211T2000Z-191213T1800Z/ /O.NEW.KOTX.WS.W.0012.191211T2100Z-191213T1800Z/ East Slopes Northern Cascades- 303 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY FOR THE CASCADE CREST INCLUDING HIGHWAY 2 BETWEEN COLES CORNER AND STEVENS PASS...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches. Local accumulations on exposed ridges near the Cascade crest of 2 to 3 feet. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Mountains near the Cascade crest.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible across the mountain passes. Areas of blowing and drifting snow could significantly reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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IDZ001-004-120130- /O.UPG.KOTX.WS.A.0012.191212T0600Z-191213T1800Z/ /O.NEW.KOTX.WS.W.0012.191212T0300Z-191213T1800Z/ Northern Panhandle-Central Panhandle Mountains- Including the following locations Schweitzer Mountain Road, Dobson Pass, and Lookout Pass 303 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 3000 feet North Idaho Panhandle and above 4000 feet Central Panhandle Mountains. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches with local amounts of 20 inches on the highest peaks. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Schweitzer Mountain Road, Dobson Pass, and Lookout Pass.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of blowing and drifting snow could significantly reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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WAZ037-038-120130- /O.NEW.KOTX.WW.Y.0032.191212T0300Z-191212T1500Z/ Northeast Mountains-Okanogan Highlands- Including the following locations Colville, Northport, Newport, Orin-Rice Road, Flowery Trail Road, Republic, Inchelium, Wauconda, Chesaw Road, Highway 20 Wauconda Summit, Boulder Creek Road, and Sherman Pass 303 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Valley snow accumulations 2 to 4 inches except less than 1 inch Deer Park and Springdale area. 4 to 8 inches in the mountains.

* WHERE...Colville, Northport, Newport, Orin-Rice Road, Flowery Trail Road, Republic, Inchelium, Wauconda, Chesaw Road, Highway 20 Wauconda Summit, Boulder Creek Road, and Sherman Pass.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 7 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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WWUS46 KOTX 102221
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
221 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...

Moist westerly flow will set up across the region Wednesday night and continue into Friday. This will result in periods of moderate to heavy snow along the Cascade Crest as well as the North Idaho Panhandle Mountains. Upwards of 1 to 2 feet will be possible locally higher amounts on the Cascade Crest. Gusty winds could also result in areas of blowing and drifting snow. Travel across mountain passes could become hazardous at times.

IDZ001-004-111500- /O.NEW.KOTX.WS.A.0012.191212T0600Z-191213T1800Z/ Northern Panhandle-Central Panhandle Mountains- Including the following locations Eastport, Schweitzer Mountain Road, Mullan, Dobson Pass, and Lookout Pass 221 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 3000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches with local amounts of 20 inches possible on the highest peaks. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Eastport, Schweitzer Mountain Road, Mullan, Dobson Pass, and Lookout Pass.

* WHEN...From Wednesday evening through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of blowing and drifting snow could significantly reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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WAZ042-111500- /O.NEW.KOTX.WS.A.0012.191211T2000Z-191213T1800Z/ East Slopes Northern Cascades- Including the following locations Mazama, Stehekin, and Plain 221 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING FOR THE CASCADE CREST INCLUDING HIGHWAY 2 BETWEEN COLES CORNER AND STEVENS PASS...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible for The Cascade Crest including Highway 2 between Coles Corner and Stevens Pass. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches possible. Local accumulations on exposed ridgetops of 2 to 3 feet near the Crest. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Mazama, Stehekin, Stevens Pass, Lake Wenatchee, and Plain.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible across mountain passes. Areas of blowing and drifting snow could significantly reduce visibility. Heavy snow near the crest and Lake Wenatchee Area could lead to tree damage and power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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