Winter Storm Warning until 04:00 PM Friday
Snow Across Much Of The Region Tonight Through Friday
A wet storm system will move in tonight and spread snow across much of north central and northeast Washington and into the Idaho Panhandle.
Snow will be heavy at times over the mountain passes and mountain valleys with winter travel likely by Friday morning. Roads are also expected to become snow-covered across the Okanogan Valley, northern portions of the upper Columbia Basin, Spokane Area, Palouse, and Camas Prairie with impacts to travel and the Friday morning commute expected.
WHAT… Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches in the valleys and 10 to 18 inches in the mountains.
WHERE… Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, Eastport, and Schweitzer Mountain Road.
WHEN… From 11 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Friday.
IMPACTS… Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
AFFECTED AREAS: NORTHERN PANHANDLE
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.