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Rain will increase with a cold front this evening. Moderate to locally heavy rainfall will be likely, especially across the Northeast Mountains, Spokane Area/Palouse and across the Idaho Panhandle.

Winds remain breezy through Friday, clocking in between 15 20 mph (G to 30).  Night time storms may allow for light snow accumulations down  to the lower elevations...which will melt off during the daylight hours.

This rainfall, combined with melting snow at low to mid elevations, will cause rivers and streams across the region to rise, especially the river basins in northeast Washington and in the Idaho Panhandle (Cataldo, Palouse, St. Joe). Although rises are expected, NO flooding is expected at this time.   
 
Wet and heavy snow is also causing problems for the mountain passes.  Stop downs are expected to continue for avalanche control.  If you are traveling 511 is a great number to plug into your cell phone, giving you updates and conditions for all mountain passes.
 
 
Friday: Mostly cloudy, light chance am snow, becoming all rain...breezy (G to 30) 44°/32°
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