Hazardous Weather Outlook For The Region Impacting Local Road Conditions
National Weather Service Office out of Spokane
The National Weather Service Office out of Spokane has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the region starting Tuesday, January 4, and extended through Monday, January 10.
Lewis, Southern Nez Perce Counties, and Northeast Blue Mountains areas will see an increase in snow tonight and continue into Wednesday with the potential for moderate snow accumulations.
A strong winter storm will impact the region Wednesday night into Thursday. Heavy snow will create treacherous travel conditions across the mountain passes. Moderate to heavy snow accumulations will be possible in the Blue Mountains and Camas Prairie. Gusty winds could lead to areas of blowing and drifting snow.
The Northern Panhandle, Coeur d`Alene Area, Idaho Palouse, Central Panhandle Mountains, Washington Palouse, Spokane Area, Northeast Mountains, Okanogan Highlands, Wenatchee Area, Okanogan Valley, Waterville Plateau, Central Chelan County, Western Chelan County, and Western Okanogan County, are also going to see hazards weather conditions starting Tuesday, January 3, extended through Monday, January 10.
On and off light snow showers will be possible today and tonight thoughout the region. A strong winter storm will impact the region Wednesday night into Thursday. Heavy snow will create treacherous travel conditions
across the mountain passes. Moderate to heavy snow accumulations are expected in the valleys. Snow will continue to fall on Friday across Northeastern Washington and North Idaho while warmer air brings a transition to rain or rain, snow mix along Interstate 90 and points southward.