Winter Storm Warning for the Region Expecting to Create Hazardous Driving Conditions Thursday Morning
National Weather Service Office out of Spokane
The National Weather Service Office out of Spokane has issued a Winter Storm Warning Wednesday, January 5 at 2:24 p.m. until January 6 at 4:00 p.m.
Heavy snow is expected throught the region. Total snow accumulations are expected to total between 4 and 8 inches and ice accumulations around a light glaze. Travel conditions could be hazardous and are expected to impact the Thursday morning commute. Areas of freezing rain will be possible over the Palouse and parts of Spokane county Thursday afternoon and evening before temperatures warm above freezing overnight Thursday.
The impacted areas are;
Colfax, Worley, Cheney, Fairfield, Hayden, Airway Heights, Downtown Spokane, Spokane Valley, Moscow, Tekoa, Uniontown, Oakesdale, Rockford, Rosalia, Coeur d'Alene, La Crosse, Post Falls, Davenport, Potlatch, Plummer, Genesee, and Pullman.
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.