Winter storm warning issued for rest of week
SPOKANE, Wash. — A winter storm warning is in effect for Wednesday night through Friday morning.
According to the National Weather Service, there will be moderate to heavy snow accumulations in the Cascades, northern mountains, and valley Wednesday night and into Thursday morning.
Snow levels will fall back to the valleys with light snow accumulations Thursday night and into Friday morning.
Winter weather advisory in effect Wed night to Thurs morning. County roads districts have crews working till midnight, with early crews arriving at 4:00 tomorrow morning. Track the crews&39; progress, go to https://t.co/qfLlWzyDp0 and Snow Plow Activity Map.
— @SpokaneCountyPW (@SCPublicWorks) March 1, 2018
The winter storm warning will remain in effect from 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon to 4 a.m. Friday.
In Spokane County, the total snow accumulation is expected to be 5 to 10 inches, with mountain accumulations of up to 22 inches.
As the upcoming storm approaches, temperatures (especially in the lower elevations like Spokane/CDA) will be quite mild, meaning snow is likely overnight and in the morning, changing to rain by late morning/afternoon both Thursday and Friday ❄️➡️☔️ pic.twitter.com/fLizwKpC72
— NWS Spokane (@NWSSpokane) February 28, 2018
Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday.
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