Winter storm could bring snow in mountains

Winter storm could bring snow in mountains
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A winter storm warning is in effect Wednesday night and into Thursday.

Heavy precipitation could lead to late in the season snow accumulations of up to 3 inches for many valleys, with 4 to 8 inches expected in the mountains above 3,500 feet.

Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday.

Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility.

Winter storm could bring snow in mountains

The warning has been issued for the following areas: Northern Panhandle-Central Panhandle Mountains-Northeast Mountains-Okanogan Highlands-Including the following locations Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, Eastport, Schweitzer Mountain Road, Kellogg, Pinehurst, Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Fourth of July Pass, Dobson Pass, Lookout Pass, Colville, Northport, 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, and Sherman Pass