Eastern Washington and North Idaho Watches and Warnings

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WWUS76 KOTX 151601
NPWOTX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
901 AM PDT WED APR 15 2015

IDZ026-WAZ032-034-041-151715-
/O.EXP.KOTX.FZ.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150415T1600Z/
LEWISTON AREA-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-MOSES LAKE AREA-
WENATCHEE AREA-
901 AM PDT WED APR 15 2015

...FREEZE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED ABOVE FREEZING AND THREAT OF ADDITIONAL FREEZING IS OVER FOR TODAY.

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WWUS76 KOTX 150451
NPWOTX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
951 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...FREEZING CONDITIONS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...

IDZ026-WAZ032-034-041-151600- /O.CON.KOTX.FZ.W.0003.150415T0800Z-150415T1600Z/ LEWISTON AREA-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-MOSES LAKE AREA- WENATCHEE AREA- 951 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 30...ESPECIALLY IN OUTLYING AREAS.

* TIMING...LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...PLANTS SENSITIVE TO THE COLD COULD BE DAMAGED BY FREEZING TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES COULD BE BELOW FREEZING FOR UP TO 4 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING IS ISSUED WHENEVER FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED DURING THE GROWING SEASON.

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WWUS76 KOTX 150058
NPWOTX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
558 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...FREEZING CONDITIONS EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...

WAZ034-041-150900- /O.EXP.KOTX.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150415T0100Z/ /O.CON.KOTX.FZ.W.0003.150415T0800Z-150415T1600Z/ MOSES LAKE AREA-WENATCHEE AREA- 558 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

...WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

* TIMING...LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...COLD SENSITIVE PLANTS COULD BE DAMAGED BY FREEZING TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES COULD BE BELOW FREEZING FOR UP TO 4 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING IS ISSUED WHENEVER FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED DURING THE GROWING SEASON.

&&

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WAZ044-150200- /O.EXP.KOTX.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150415T0100Z/ WATERVILLE PLATEAU- 558 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WIND ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

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IDZ026-WAZ032-150900- /O.CON.KOTX.FZ.W.0003.150415T0800Z-150415T1600Z/ LEWISTON AREA-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- 558 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

* TIMING...LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...COLD SENSITIVE PLANTS COULD BE DAMAGED BY FREEZING TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES COULD BE BELOW FREEZING FOR UP TO 4 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING IS ISSUED WHENEVER FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED DURING THE GROWING SEASON.

&&

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WWUS76 KOTX 142148
NPWOTX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
248 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WINDY THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE WENATCHEE AREA...WATERVILLE PLATEAU AND MOSES LAKE AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING...

...FREEZING CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT...

WAZ034-041-150600- /O.NEW.KOTX.FZ.W.0003.150415T0800Z-150415T1600Z/ /O.CON.KOTX.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150415T0100Z/ MOSES LAKE AREA-WENATCHEE AREA- 248 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE CONTINUES THE WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING...AND HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...THROUGH THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 30...LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WINDY CONDITIONS MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON AREA HIGHWAY... INCLUDING INTERSTATE 90 AND HIGHWAY 20. PATCHY BLOWING DUST MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. THEN...COLD SENSITIVE PLANTS COULD BE DAMAGED BY FREEZING TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES COULD BE BELOW FREEZING FOR UP TO 4 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

A FREEZE WARNING IS ISSUED WHENEVER FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED DURING THE GROWING SEASON.

&&

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IDZ026-WAZ032-150600- /O.NEW.KOTX.FZ.W.0003.150415T0800Z-150415T1600Z/ LEWISTON AREA-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES- 248 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 30.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...COLD SENSITIVE PLANTS COULD BE DAMAGED BY FREEZING TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES COULD BE BELOW FREEZING FOR UP TO 4 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING IS ISSUED WHENEVER FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED DURING THE GROWING SEASON.

&&

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WAZ044-150100- /O.CON.KOTX.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150415T0100Z/ WATERVILLE PLATEAU- 248 PM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...FOR THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...DECREASING BY EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WINDY CONDITIONS MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON AREA HIGHWAY... INCLUDING INTERSTATE 90 AND HIGHWAY 20. PATCHY BLOWING DUST MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

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WWUS76 KOTX 141811
NPWOTX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1111 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WINDY THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE WENATCHEE AREA...WATERVILLE PLATEAU AND MOSES LAKE AREA...

WAZ034-041-044-150100- /O.NEW.KOTX.WI.Y.0006.150414T1811Z-150415T0100Z/ MOSES LAKE AREA-WENATCHEE AREA-WATERVILLE PLATEAU- 1111 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON...DECREASING BY EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WINDY CONDITIONS MAY IMPACT TRAVEL ON AREA HIGHWAY...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 90 AND HIGHWAY 20. PATCHY BLOWING DUST MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

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WWUS46 KOTX 141808
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1108 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...SNOW DECREASING ACROSS NORTH IDAHO...

IDZ004-141915- /O.CAN.KOTX.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150414T1900Z/ CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS- 1108 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

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

THE MAIN AREA OF SNOW IS QUICKLY DECREASING ACROSS THE CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND SOME COULD PRODUCE BURSTS OF SNOW. BUT ANY ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE MINIMAL THIS AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING. EXPECT THE SHOWERS TO TAPER OFF EARLY THIS EVENING.

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IDZ027-141915- /O.EXP.KOTX.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150414T1800Z/ LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES- INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CRAIGMONT...NEZPERCE... WINCHESTER...SOLDIERS MEADOW ROAD 1108 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

THE SNOW HAS MOVED OUT OF THE CAMAS PRAIRIE AREA. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND SOME COULD PRODUCE BURSTS OF SNOW. BUT ANY ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE MINIMAL THIS AFTERNOON. EXPECT THE SHOWERS TO TAPER OFF QUICKLY THIS EVENING.

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WWUS46 KOTX 140922
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
222 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

IDZ027-141800-
/O.EXT.KOTX.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150414T1800Z/
LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CRAIGMONT...NEZPERCE...
WINCHESTER...SOLDIERS MEADOW ROAD
222 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. SNOW INTENSITY WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES AND SHOULD ALLOW SNOW TO STICK TO ROADS... ALTHOUGH SNOW MAY HAVE A DIFFICULT TIME ACCUMULATING AT ONSET.

* IMPACTS...WET ROADS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY GRADUAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED... INCLUDING ON HIGHWAY 95.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO 2500 FEET OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...3000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...CRAIGMONT...NEZPERCE...WINCHESTER...SOLDIERS MEADOW ROAD.

* 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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IDZ004-141800- /O.CON.KOTX.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150414T1900Z/ CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS- INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...OSBURN...WALLACE...MULLAN... DOBSON PASS...LOOKOUT PASS 222 AM PDT TUE APR 14 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. THE SNOW WILL LIKELY CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH LATE TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL INITIALLY HAVE A DIFFICULT TIME ACCUMULATING ON THE ROADS... BUT SHOULD HAVE AN EASIER TIME AS IT BECOME LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WET ROADS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY GRADUAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED... INCLUDING ON FOURTH OF JULY AND MULLAN PASSES ON I-90.

* SNOW LEVEL...LOWERING TO 2500 FEET OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...OSBURN...WALLACE...MULLAN...DOBSON PASS...LOOKOUT PASS.

* 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 140449
WSWOTX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
949 PM PDT MON APR 13 2015

IDZ027-141500-
/O.EXB.KOTX.WW.Y.0009.150414T0900Z-150414T1500Z/
LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CRAIGMONT...NEZPERCE...
WINCHESTER...SOLDIERS MEADOW ROAD
949 PM PDT MON APR 13 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM PDT TUESDAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 3000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM PDT TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING AND CHANGE TO SNOW DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. SNOW INTENSITY WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES AND SHOULD ALLOW SNOW TO STICK TO ROADS...ALTHOUGH SNOW MAY HAVE A DIFFICULT TIME ACCUMULATING AT ONSET.

* IMPACTS...WET ROADS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY GRADUAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED... INCLUDING ON HIGHWAY 95.

* SNOW LEVEL...3500 FEET LATE THIS EVENING...LOWERING TO 2500 FEET OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...3000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...CRAIGMONT...NEZPERCE...WINCHESTER...SOLDIERS MEADOW ROAD.

* 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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IDZ004-141500- /O.CON.KOTX.WW.Y.0009.150414T0900Z-150414T1900Z/ CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS- INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...OSBURN...WALLACE...MULLAN... DOBSON PASS...LOOKOUT PASS 949 PM PDT MON APR 13 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON PDT TUESDAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING AND CHANGE TO SNOW DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. THE SNOW WILL LIKELY CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH LATE TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL INITIALLY HAVE A DIFFICULT TIME ACCUMULATING ON THE ROADS...BUT SHOULD HAVE AN EASIER TIME AS IT BECOME LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WET ROADS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY GRADUAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED... INCLUDING ON FOURTH OF JULY AND MULLAN PASSES ON I-90.

* SNOW LEVEL...5000 FEET LATE THIS EVENING...LOWERING TO 2500 FEET OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* HAZARD ELEVATION...ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...OSBURN...WALLACE...MULLAN...DOBSON PASS...LOOKOUT PASS.

* 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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