Central Panhandle Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 2:37 AM PST Dec. 10, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Tuesday morning through
Wednesday morning...

* what... heavy snow possible. Total valley snow accumulations of 4
to 8 inches possible. Total mountain snow accumulations of 12 to
18 inches. Potential to switch to rain in the valleys Tuesday
night following heavy snow accumulations. Ridgetop winds could
gust as high as 45 mph.

* Where... Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, Eastport,
schweitzer Mountain Road, Coeur D'Alene, Post Falls, Hayden,
Worley, 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, and flowery trail Road.

* When... from Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult to
impossible... especially over mountain passes. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.