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KHQ WEATHER AUTHORITY: Arctic Front Bringing In Gusty Winds

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Overnight: Locally, cloudy with ½ - 1 ½" light snow…Accumulations increase from the WA/ID State into Montana where 4"-8" could fall by morning (YELLOW)

Friday: Plan for a mostly cloudy day that gets even more unsettled as an "Arctic" cold front delivers gusty winds to 30mph and scattered snow showers by mid-afternoon and continue into the night. The strongest winds continue to push through overnight & could gust to 50mph in the Columbia Basin…Low/High 27°/34° (YELLOW)

Weekend Outlook: "ROAR!" Very Cold with low temperatures in the single digits & wind Chills feeling like –15°. A Couple inches more snow is likely Saturday night in to Sunday….But, watch out for the potential for VERY HEAVY snow by the Monday morning commute!

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