The final few days of the decade will be cold and slushy

The final few days of the decade will bring light snow that will quickly turn to slush as rain moves in.

SPOKANE, Wash. — The final few days of the decade will bring light snow and rain to the Inland Northwest.

Monday will be cold. Expect cloudy weather with a high of 34 degrees.

Snow will begin on Tuesday morning. About two inches will fall before it changes to rain. A Winter Storm Watch will be in effect from Tuesday morning into Wednesday Morning for the Northeast Mountains, Central Panhandle Mountains and Northern Panhandle. Heavy snow is possible, with accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in the valleys and 8 to 13 inches in the mountains.

New Year’s Day will bring warmer temperatures and some rain showers. Expect mild conditions on Thursday.