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*WINTER STORM WARNING* 8AM Thursday through 10AM Friday morning. For the Okanogan Highlands, East slopes of the Cascades (Including Sherman Pass, Stevens Pass and Hwy 2), NE Washington Mountains (Blewett Pass, HWY 97, Winthrop, Mazama) and Northern Panhandle. Valley floors will see the potential for generally 2-7" of new snow and 8-18 inches is possible for the mountains above 3000ft.  

*Winter Weather Advisory* In place Troy, Libby, Kalispell and Eureka, Blue Mountains of Oregon and Wallowa AND east slopes of the Cascades (Cle Elum, Cliffdell) and the east slopes of the Southern Cascades. through 5PM Thursday and 11AM Friday above 3000ft.  Generally 1-3 inches of new snow with some localized areas seeing 3-5 inches.

Thanksgiving Day: Rain showers throughout the afternoon with winds picking up by afternoon. (Stay in, kick back…go for seconds and watch some good football!)  40°

Tonight: Rain and gusty winds to 25mph. 38°

Satellite & Radar: A very active weather pattern is under way will bringing significant snowfall to the mountains and a mixture of rain and rain/snow mix to the lower elevations through the rest of the week.

A Look Ahead: We'll remain in this very active weather pattern right through the weekend and the start of next week. Generally overnight temps will be slightly above freezing through Friday night, but might be cold enough each evening to see some rain/snow mix at least. We cool down again after Friday, with overnight temps below freezing through the start of next week, we could get some snowfall down to the valley floors by then.

Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving. I am thankful for all of you.

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