Storms, Cold Reach Arkansas For Thanksgiving Day - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Storms, Cold Reach Arkansas For Thanksgiving Day

SEATTLE (AP) - Winter weather advisories are in effect in much of the country this Thanksgiving. The National Weather Service says travel will be tough on highways in Washington state. But forecasters say it won't be as bad as the gridlock caused by Monday night's severe storm. Steady
snow is expected through the weekend in eastern Washington with as much as 9 inches of snow falling in the lower elevations and more in the mountains.

The wintry weather stretches down to Arkansas. While much of the state woke to unseasonably warm temperatures with strong thunderstorms, a trailing cold front has sent temperatures plunging. Lows near freezing are expected tomorrow night.

Meanwhile, in Denver, firefighters are being credited with saving the life of a homeless man who nearly froze to death this morning. The Denver Post reports that the man made it to the fire station just before dawn, when the temperature outside was 4 degrees.

Winter weather advisories extend through the Midwest, the Ohio River Valley, the Great Lakes region and into New England.

    

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