Eastern Washington and North Idaho Watches and Warnings

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Today's and yesterday's warnings in reverse chronological order.


WWUS46 KOTX 291049
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
349 AM PDT SAT MAR 29 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW CANCELLED...

WAZ042-291200- /O.CAN.KOTX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-140329T1200Z/ EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES- 349 AM PDT SAT MAR 29 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY. HOWEVER...LOCALIZED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 2 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL BE POSSIBLE UNDER THE HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED TODAY.

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WWUS46 KOTX 290343
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
843 PM PDT FRI MAR 28 2014

...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT ALONG THE CASCADES CREST...

WAZ042-291200- /O.CON.KOTX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-140329T1200Z/ EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES- 843 PM PDT FRI MAR 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL NEAR THE CREST AND AT LOCATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET INCLUDING STEVENS PASS AND BLEWETT PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 2 INCHES.

* TIMING...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT WITH MOST PERSISTING NEAR THE CREST.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES AS SNOW ACCUMULATES ON AREA ROADWAYS.

* SNOW LEVEL...3500 FEET.

* 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.

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WWUS46 KOTX 282211
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
311 PM PDT FRI MAR 28 2014

...LIGHT SNOW HAS MOVED INTO THE CASCADES AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING. SNOW LEVELS HAVE RISEN TO 3500 FEET OR HIGHER. SNOW WILL HAVE A HARD TIME ACCUMULATING ON ROADS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON. THE THREAT FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL INCREASE AFTER SUNSET. SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST ALONG THE CASCADE CREST THROUGH SATURDAY...

WAZ042-290615- /O.CON.KOTX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-140329T1200Z/ EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES- 311 PM PDT FRI MAR 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL NEAR THE CREST AND AT LOCATIONS ABOVE 3500 FEET INCLUDING STEVENS PASS AND BLEWETT PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES AT AND ABOVE 3500 FEET.

* TIMING...STEADY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING THEN TAPER OFF TO SHOWERS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT WITH MOST PERSISTING NEAR THE CREST.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES AS SNOW ACCUMULATES ON AREA ROADWAYS. SOME MELTING IS EXPECTED ON ROADS THIS AFTERNOON BUT COULD BECOME ICY AGAIN AFTER SUNSET.

* SNOW LEVEL...3500 FEET.

* 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.

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WWUS46 KOTX 281657
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
957 AM PDT FRI MAR 28 2014

...LIGHT SNOW HAS MOVED INTO THE CASCADES AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING. SNOW LEVELS ARE CURRENTLY NEAR 1800 FEET IN THE METHOW VALLEY TO 2500 FEET ALONG THE HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR AND WILL BE RISING THROUGHOUT THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST ALONG THE CASCADE CREST THROUGH SATURDAY...

WAZ042-290200- /O.CON.KOTX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-140329T1200Z/ EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES- 957 AM PDT FRI MAR 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL NEAR THE CREST AND AT LOCATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET INCLUDING STEVENS PASS AND HIGHER PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 2. LIGHTER SNOW AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED OVER VALLEY LOCATIONS NEAR THE CREST INCLUDING MAZAMA...WINTHROP... WINTON AND PLAIN.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES AT AND ABOVE 3000 FEET WITH 2 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER VALLEYS NEAR THE CREST.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL EARLY THIS MORNING...AND COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT WITH MOST PERSISTING NEAR THE CREST. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...THE SNOW WILL EITHER TURN TO RAIN OR STOP ACCUMULATING AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB ABOVE FREEZING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES AS SNOW ACCUMULATES ON AREA ROADWAYS. SOME MELTING IS EXPECTED ON ROADS THIS AFTERNOON BUT COULD BECOME ICY AGAIN AFTER SUNSET.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOORS THIS MORNING RISING TO 3000 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

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WWUS46 KOTX 281106
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
406 AM PDT FRI MAR 28 2014

WAZ042-282315-
/O.NEW.KOTX.WW.Y.0022.140328T1200Z-140329T1200Z/
EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
406 AM PDT FRI MAR 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 3000 FEET FOR SNOW... WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL NEAR THE CREST AND AT LOCATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET INCLUDING STEVENS PASS AND HIGHER PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 2. LIGHTER SNOW AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED OVER VALLEY LOCATIONS NEAR THE CREST INCLUDING MAZAMA...WINTHROP...WINTON AND PLAIN.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES AT AND ABOVE 3000 FEET WITH 2 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER VALLEYS NEAR THE CREST.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL EARLY THIS MORNING...AND COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT WITH MOST PERSISTING NEAR THE CREST. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...THE SNOW WILL EITHER TURN TO RAIN OR STOP ACCUMULATING AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB ABOVE FREEZING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES AS SNOW ACCUMULATES ON AREA ROADWAYS.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVEL...VALLEY FLOORS THIS MORNING RISING TO 3000 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

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WWUS46 KOTX 280110
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
610 PM PDT THU MAR 27 2014



IDZ001-004-WAZ037-038-280215-
/O.CAN.KOTX.WW.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-140328T0200Z/
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-
610 PM PDT THU MAR 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

SNOW HAS DIMINISHED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS ACROSS THE CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS. LITTLE ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

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