Let it snow! Let it snow! Full forecast from Leslie Lowe - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Let it snow! Let it snow! Full forecast from Leslie Lowe

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*Winter Storm Warnings/Advisories: In place through Friday. Snow accumulations in the Cascades reaching to 1-3 feet, valley floors in the Cascades will see 4-7", Spokane could see 2-4", 3-5" in CDA, .50 to 1" for the Upper and lower Columbia Basin.  For the valley floors South of I-90, snow will be eaten up by freezing rain and rain causing some major issues on area roadways.  

We are under a WEATHER AUTHORITY ALERT at least through tomorrow morning's commute due to the expected dangerous driving conditions caused by snow and freezing rain.

Friday: Freezing rain/rain after overnight snow=a slushy, slippery Friday morning commute. Plan now for a longer drive.  Scattered rain showers are expected through out the day with winds picking up from the SW 10-20 mph.  37°

Tonight:  Isolated snow flurries...cloudy skies and temps into the mid 20's 

Satellite & Radar:  Warmer air surging in early Friday morning could turn Thursday night's snow into a freezing rain and snow mix by Friday morning, making for extremely dangerous conditions. 

7 Day Forecast:  The active weather rolls on with the best chance for our next round of accumulating snow coming Sunday. If you have travel plans that take you over the mountains, plan on delays and winter driving conditions through the weekend. Temps stay cold and more chances of snow next Monday night, Tuesday and Wednesday, setting us up for a good chance at a White Christmas! 

~Leslie

Friday 10:00am UPDATE: With more snow in the forecast, Spokane County has announced their crews will be working 24 hours straight, through Saturday into the late morning hours to get all of the snow off the road. Most districts received 3-5." Getting snow off the road is the number one priority and then they will focus on clearing the shoulders. 

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