High Wind Advisory in Place for the Region
Marisa Lloyd

High Wind Advisory in Place for the Region

National Weather Service Office out of Spokane

The National Weather Service Office out of Spokane has issued a High Wind Advisory, starting Friday, January 7 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Southwest winds from 25 to 35 mph are expected throughout the day, with gusts up to 70 mph. Damaging winds can blow down trees and power lines, leading to power outages. Areas of blowing and drifting snow are
likely on the Camas Prairie. Travel will be difficult in exposed areas, especially for high-profile vehicles. Watch for falling debris and tree limbs, use caution if you must drive. 

The impacted areas are; 
Peck, Clarkston, Pomeroy, Winchester, Mohler, Nezperce, Waha, Craigmont, Gifford, Kamiah, Clarkston Heights, Lapwai, Culdesac, and Lewiston.

The National Weather Service office out of Spokane has also issued a Wind Advisory for the Palouse region. Southwest winds from 20 to 30 mph are expected throughout the day, with gusts up to 50 mph. Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Anticipate patchy blowing and drifting snow. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles. If you must drive, use extra caution.

The impacted areas are; 

Colfax, Quincy, Winchester, Worley, Cheney, Hayden, Ephrata, Wilbur, Ralston, Moscow, Othello, Coeur d`Alene,
Uniontown, Tekoa, Odessa, Moses Lake, Rockford, Rosalia, Coulee City, Spokane, Creston, Grand Coulee, Electric City, La Crosse, Lamona, Post Falls, Harrington, Davenport, Potlatch, Plummer, Genesee, Stratford, Oakesdale, Pullman, Ritzville, Coulee Dam.
 

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