Heavy snow expected tonight, up to 8 inches

Heavy snow expected tonight, up to 8 inches

Monday will provide a short break from the snow but it returns with a vengance tonight with up to eight inches expected for the Spokane area.

Coeur d’alene and the Silver Valley could see a whopping twelves inches of snow fall from tonight into Tuesday afternoon.Heavy snow expected tonight, up to 8 inches

Travel over 4th of July Pass and Lookout Pass will be slow going Monday. The plows are out in force but the roadways remain icy and snow clogged.

The high temperatures today for Spokane will be in the low 20s, about 15 degree below normal. Overnight tempertures are going to be just a few degrees colder than the daytime high.

Be prepared for another morning commute of snow filled roads Tuesday morning.

“It will be a lot like this morning tomorrow,” said KXLY4’s Mark Peterson. “It will clear out and warm up to 35 degrees in the afternoon but then another round will move in Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.”

Monday morning, chains were required on Snoqulamie Pass on all but all wheel drive vehicles. On Stevens Pass, chains were required on vehicles over 10,000 pounds.

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