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Avalanche Warning
WAZ513-019-520-521-042-567>569-182300

BULLETIN-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WASHINGTON
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WASHINGTON
440 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

THE NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER IS EXTENDING AN AVALANCHE WARNING FOR
THE OLYMPICS AND NW WASHINGTON CASCADES AND ISSUING A WARNING FOR
THE REMAINDER OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES...
...

TIMING... 4 PM TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON JANUARY 18TH.

LOCATION...THE OLYMPICS AND WASHINGTON CASCADES...NOT INCLUDING THE
SNOQUALMIE AND STEVENS PASS AREA

AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS EXPECTED TO BECOME HIGH
IN THESE AREAS WITH A NATURAL AVALANCHE CYCLE LIKELY BEGINNING
TUESDAY EVENING. TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED
LATE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

REASON...INCREASING HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW LATE TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY WILL ADD A SIGNIFICANT LOAD TO EXISTING WEAK LAYERS FORMED
DURING THE RECENT COLD WEATHER. RAIN ON SNOW WILL CAUSE A NATURAL
AVALANCHE CYCLE IN MANY AREAS. ALSO...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
BUILD NEW AND UNSTABLE WIND SLAB ON LEE SLOPES AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PLEASE VISIT NWAC.US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...
THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS WHERE AVALANCHE MITIGATION
MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.

TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER IN SEATTLE,
WASHINGTON.

$$

Avalanche Watch
WAZ019-520-521-042-568-569-182000-

BULLETIN-IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH
NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER SEATTLE WASHINGTON
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WASHINGTON
200 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

THE NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER HAS EXTENDED AN AVALANCHE WATCH...

TIMING...
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH 10 AM WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18TH.

LOCATION...THE EAST SLOPES AND CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WEST
SLOPES WASHINGTON CASCADES.

AVALANCHE DANGER...THE TIMING OF INCREASED AVALANCHE DANGER HAS
SLOWED AND IS NOW EXPECTED TO BECOME HIGH IN THESE AREAS WITH VERY
DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS DEVELOPING LATE TUESDAY OR TUESDAY
NIGHT. TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED
AVALANCHES SHOULD BECOME VERY LIKELY. CHECK THE FORECAST FOR MORE
DETAILS.

REASON...INCREASING HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW BEGINNING LATE TUESDAY OR
TUESDAY NIGHT WILL ADD SUFFICIENT LOAD TO THE SNOWPACK TO CAUSE
NATURAL AVALANCHES. WET SNOW AVALANCHES BECOMING LIKELY IN AREAS AND
ELEVATIONS THAT CHANGE TO RAIN. ALSO...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
BUILD NEW AND UNSTABLE WIND SLAB ON LEE SLOPES AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PLEASE VISIT WWW.NWAC.US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION... THIS WATCH DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS
WHERE AVALANCHE MITIGATION MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.

TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF NORTHWEST AVALANCHE CENTER IN SEATTLE,
WASHINGTON.

$$

Flood Watch
IDZ001>004-026-027-WAZ031>037-041-043-044-182100-
/O.NEW.KOTX.FA.A.0001.170118T1400Z-170120T1400Z/
/00000.0.IC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-COEUR D'ALENE AREA-IDAHO PALOUSE-
CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-LEWISTON AREA-
LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES-NORTHEAST BLUE MOUNTAINS-
LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-WASHINGTON PALOUSE-
MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-SPOKANE AREA-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-WENATCHEE AREA-OKANOGAN VALLEY-
WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RATHDRUM, COEUR D'ALENE, POST FALLS,
HAYDEN, WORLEY, MOSCOW, PLUMMER, POTLATCH, GENESEE, KELLOGG,
PINEHURST, OSBURN, WALLACE, MULLAN, LEWISTON, LAPWAI, PECK,
CULDESAC, GIFFORD, KAMIAH, CRAIGMONT, NEZPERCE, WINCHESTER,
ANATONE, PEOLA, CLARKSTON, POMEROY, PULLMAN, COLFAX, ROSALIA,
LA CROSSE, OAKESDALE, TEKOA, UNIONTOWN, MOSES LAKE, EPHRATA,
OTHELLO, QUINCY, RITZVILLE, GRAND COULEE, ODESSA, WILBUR,
COULEE CITY, SPOKANE, CHENEY, DAVENPORT, ROCKFORD, DEER PARK,
BRIDGEPORT, WATERVILLE, AND MANSFIELD
1251 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF IDAHO AND WASHINGTON, INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS IN IDAHO, CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS, COEUR
D'ALENE AREA, IDAHO PALOUSE, LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE
COUNTIES, LEWISTON AREA, AND NORTHERN PANHANDLE. IN WASHINGTON,
LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES, MOSES LAKE AREA, NORTHEAST
BLUE MOUNTAINS, NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS, OKANOGAN VALLEY, SPOKANE
AREA, UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN, WASHINGTON PALOUSE, AND WATERVILLE
PLATEAU.

* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT

* A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL ARRIVE TUESDAY NIGHT,
LAST THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT, AND WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY ABOVE
FREEZING TEMPERATURES. WITH WIDESPREAD MID AND LOW ELEVATION
SNOW, THE RESULTING RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL AND SNOWMELT MAY BE
ENOUGH TO CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING ISSUES. FLOODING MAY BE
EXACERBATED IN AREAS WHERE STORM DRAINS AND DITCHES ARE CLOGGED
WITH SNOW AND ICE OR WHERE SOILS ARE FROZEN. ICE JAMS ON FROZEN
RIVERS AND CREEKS ARE ALSO A POSSIBILITY WITH THIS EVENT.

* MOST LIKELY IMPACTS FROM THIS EVENT INCLUDE FLOODED ROADS AND
URBAN AREAS WHERE DITCHES AND STORM DRAINS ARE CLOGGED WITH
SNOW, PONDING WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR
FROZEN GROUND, SHARP RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, AND ICE
JAMS ON CREEKS AND RIVERS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT IMMINENT IN
THE WATCH AREA. YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS, BE ALERT FOR
POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS, AND MAINTAIN AWARENESS OF LOCAL
CONDITIONS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. REPORT ANY ICE
JAMS TO LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT.

MONITOR RIVER FORECASTS AT
WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX

&&

$$
Flood Watch
IDZ003-004-026-027-WAZ031>035-182100-
/O.EXT.KOTX.FA.A.0001.170118T1500Z-170120T1400Z/
/00000.0.IC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
IDAHO PALOUSE-CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS-LEWISTON AREA-
LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES-NORTHEAST BLUE MOUNTAINS-
LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES-WASHINGTON PALOUSE-
MOSES LAKE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOSCOW, PLUMMER, POTLATCH, GENESEE,
KELLOGG, PINEHURST, OSBURN, WALLACE, MULLAN, LEWISTON, LAPWAI,
PECK, CULDESAC, GIFFORD, KAMIAH, CRAIGMONT, NEZPERCE, WINCHESTER,
ANATONE, PEOLA, CLARKSTON, POMEROY, PULLMAN, COLFAX, ROSALIA,
LA CROSSE, OAKESDALE, TEKOA, UNIONTOWN, MOSES LAKE, EPHRATA,
OTHELLO, QUINCY, RITZVILLE, GRAND COULEE, ODESSA, WILBUR,
AND COULEE CITY
742 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST WEDNESDAY THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF IDAHO AND WASHINGTON, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS, IN IDAHO, CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS, IDAHO PALOUSE,
LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE COUNTIES, AND LEWISTON AREA. IN
WASHINGTON, LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES, MOSES LAKE
AREA, NORTHEAST BLUE MOUNTAINS, UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN, AND
WASHINGTON PALOUSE.

* FROM EARLY WEDNESDAY THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT

* MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THURSDAY NIGHT, AND WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY ABOVE FREEZING
TEMPERATURES BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. WITH WIDESPREAD MID AND LOW
ELEVATION SNOW, THE RESULTING RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL AND SNOWMELT
MAY BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING ISSUES. FLOODING MAY
BE EXACERBATED IN AREAS WHERE STORM DRAINS AND DITCHES ARE CLOGGED
WITH SNOW AND ICE OR WHERE SOILS ARE FROZEN. ICE JAMS ON FROZEN
RIVERS AND CREEKS ARE ALSO A POSSIBILITY WITH THIS EVENT.

* MOST LIKELY IMPACTS FROM THIS EVENT INCLUDE FLOODED ROADS AND
URBAN AREAS WHERE DITCHES AND STORM DRAINS ARE CLOGGED WITH
SNOW, PONDING WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR
FROZEN GROUND, SHARP RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, AND
ICE JAMS ON CREEKS AND RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT IMMINENT IN
THE WATCH AREA. YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS, BE ALERT FOR
POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS, AND MAINTAIN AWARENESS OF LOCAL
CONDITIONS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. REPORT ANY ICE
JAMS TO LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT.

MONITOR RIVER FORECASTS AT
WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX

&&

$$

Flood Watch
IDZ001-002-WAZ036-037-041-043-044-182100-
/O.EXT.KOTX.FA.A.0001.170118T1800Z-170120T1400Z/
/00000.0.IC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-COEUR D'ALENE AREA-SPOKANE AREA-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-WENATCHEE AREA-OKANOGAN VALLEY-
WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RATHDRUM, COEUR D'ALENE, POST FALLS,
HAYDEN, WORLEY, SPOKANE, CHENEY, DAVENPORT, ROCKFORD, DEER PARK,
BRIDGEPORT, WATERVILLE, AND MANSFIELD
742 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTH IDAHO AND WASHINGTON, INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS, IN NORTH IDAHO, COEUR D'ALENE AREA AND
NORTHERN PANHANDLE. IN WASHINGTON, NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS,
OKANOGAN VALLEY, SPOKANE AREA, WATERVILLE PLATEAU, AND
WENATCHEE AREA.

* FROM LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT

* MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT AND LAST THROUGH
THURSDAY NIGHT. IT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY ABOVE FREEZING
TEMPERATURES BY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING. WITH WIDESPREAD MID AND
LOW ELEVATION SNOW, THE RESULTING RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL AND
SNOWMELT MAY BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING ISSUES.
FLOODING MAY BE EXACERBATED IN AREAS WHERE STORM DRAINS AND
DITCHES ARE CLOGGED WITH SNOW AND ICE OR WHERE SOILS ARE
FROZEN. ICE JAMS ON FROZEN RIVERS AND CREEKS ARE ALSO A
POSSIBILITY WITH THIS EVENT.

* MOST LIKELY IMPACTS FROM THIS EVENT INCLUDE FLOODED ROADS AND
URBAN AREAS WHERE DITCHES AND STORM DRAINS ARE CLOGGED WITH
SNOW, PONDING WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR
FROZEN GROUND, SHARP RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, AND
ICE JAMS ON CREEKS AND RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT IMMINENT IN
THE WATCH AREA. YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS, BE ALERT FOR
POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS, AND MAINTAIN AWARENESS OF LOCAL
CONDITIONS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. REPORT ANY ICE
JAMS TO LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT.

MONITOR RIVER FORECASTS AT
WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OTX

&&

$$
Ice Storm Warning
IDZ002-WAZ035-036-181500-
/O.UPG.KOTX.ZR.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170118T1800Z/
/O.EXA.KOTX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170118T1800Z/
COEUR D'ALENE AREA-UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-SPOKANE AREA-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS COEUR D'ALENE, POST FALLS,
HAYDEN, WORLEY, RITZVILLE, GRAND COULEE, ODESSA, WILBUR,
COULEE CITY, SPOKANE, CHENEY, DAVENPORT, AND ROCKFORD
803 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED AN ICE STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST WEDNESDAY. THE
FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...COEUR D'ALENE, POST FALLS, HAYDEN, WORLEY,
RITZVILLE, GRAND COULEE, ODESSA, WILBUR, COULEE CITY, SPOKANE,
CHENEY, DAVENPORT, AND ROCKFORD.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S WARMING INTO THE MID 30S
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...0.25 TO 0.50 INCHES WITH LOCALLY 0.75 INCHES
NORTHERN GRANT...LINCOLN...AND SPOKANE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING RAIN WILL DEVELOP THIS
EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. FREEZING RAIN
IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO RAIN BY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL CREATE TREACHEROUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS, TREE DAMAGE, AND POWER OUTAGES. THE WEDNESDAY
MORNING COMMUTE WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=OTX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...PACK A FLASHLIGHT...BLANKETS...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
WAZ042-181500-
/O.CAN.KOTX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170119T0000Z/
/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170119T1600Z/
EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS LEAVENWORTH, MAZAMA, TWISP,
WINTHROP, STEHEKIN, CONCONULLY, BLEWETT PASS, AND LOUP LOUP PASS
803 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST
THURSDAY...
...ICE STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS CANCELLED THE ICE
STORM WARNING. WHILE FREEZING RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE SOUTH OF
LAKE CHELAN TONIGHT...MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS SNOW.

* LOCATIONS...LEAVENWORTH, MAZAMA, TWISP, WINTHROP, STEHEKIN,
CONCONULLY, BLEWETT PASS, AND LOUP LOUP PASS.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN ADDITIONAL ONE QUARTER OF AN
INCH SOUTH OF LAKE CHELAN.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 5 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE
VALLEYS AND IN THE MOUNTAINS AN ADDITIONAL 9 TO 17 INCHES.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING WITH FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE SOUTH OF LAKE CHELAN.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. AREAS WHERE FREEZING RAIN OCCURS WHILE LEAD TO
VERY ICY ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=OTX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
ICE...SNOW...AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
IDZ001-WAZ037-038-043-181500-
/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170119T1600Z/
NORTHERN PANHANDLE-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS-OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS-
OKANOGAN VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS SANDPOINT, BONNERS FERRY,
PRIEST RIVER, EASTPORT, SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN ROAD, COLVILLE,
DEER PARK, CHEWELAH, NEWPORT, KETTLE FALLS,
SPRINGDALE-HUNTERS ROAD, ORIN-RICE ROAD, FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD,
REPUBLIC, INCHELIUM, WAUCONDA, CHESAW ROAD,
HIGHWAY 20 WAUCONDA SUMMIT, BOULDER CREEK ROAD, SHERMAN PASS,
OMAK, OKANOGAN, BREWSTER, BRIDGEPORT, OROVILLE, NESPELEM,
AND DISAUTEL PASS
803 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...REPUBLIC, INCHELIUM, WAUCONDA, CHESAW ROAD,
HIGHWAY 20 WAUCONDA SUMMIT, BOULDER CREEK ROAD, SHERMAN PASS,
SANDPOINT, BONNERS FERRY, PRIEST RIVER, EASTPORT, SCHWEITZER
MOUNTAIN ROAD, OMAK, OKANOGAN, BREWSTER, BRIDGEPORT, OROVILLE,
NESPELEM, DISAUTEL PASS, COLVILLE, DEER PARK, CHEWELAH,
NEWPORT, KETTLE FALLS, SPRINGDALE-HUNTERS ROAD, ORIN-RICE
ROAD, AND FLOWERY TRAIL ROAD.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 0.2 INCHES...MAINLY SOUTH OF OMAK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF SNOW
...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW WILL CREATE TREACHEROUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS.

* WEB PAGE: FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=OTX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
ICE...SNOW...AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS
OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE
TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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