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Strong winds forecasted for Thursday

Courtesy: Reed Schmitt; taken in the past 24 hours Courtesy: Reed Schmitt; taken in the past 24 hours

SPOKANE, Wash. - Enjoy today's calm, tomorrow will be nasty. The worst part of tomorrow's storm will be strong winds and heavy mountain snow. Clouds are already spreading in ahead tomorrow's big storm. 

Rain begins tonight through Thursday morning.  Overnight temperatures should stay near 40 keeping our showers as all rain through Thursday morning. Total rain should be about .25" for Spokane, CDA, Palouse (a decent amount for this area). 

The strongest winds gust up behind the main rain starting 11am-12pm.  For the morning expect South winds 15-25mph. Behind the front, winds will shift, gusting from the west 45-50mph and steadily blowing 25-35mph into the evening.  Temperatures should drop during the afternoon.

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