...MAJOR WINTER STORM STARTING TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM PST THURSDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations between 6 and
* WHERE...Post Falls, Fairfield, Coeur d'Alene, Downtown Spokane,
Spokane Valley, Cheney, Rockford, Davenport, Worley, Hayden, and
* WHEN...From Midnight tonight to 10 AM PST Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Roads, and especially bridges and overpasses, will
likely become slick. Travel could be very difficult. The wintry
conditions will impact the Wednesday morning and evening commutes.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Persons should delay all travel if possible. If travel is absolutely
necessary, drive with extreme caution and be prepared for sudden
changes in visibility. Leave plenty of room between you and the
motorist ahead of you, and allow extra time to reach your
destination. Avoid sudden braking or acceleration, and be especially
cautious on hills or when making turns. Make sure your car is
winterized and in good working order.