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Idaho, Northern Panhandle

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 10:41 PM PST on January 17, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 8 am PST
Thursday...

* locations... Republic, Inchelium, Wauconda, Chesaw Road,
Highway 20 Wauconda Summit, Boulder Creek Road, Sherman Pass,
Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, Eastport, schweitzer
Mountain Road, Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop, Stehekin,
Conconully, Blewett Pass, Loup Loup pass, Omak, Okanogan,
Brewster, Bridgeport, Oroville, Nespelem, Disautel pass,
Colville, Deer Park, Chewelah, Newport, Kettle Falls,
Springdale-hunters Road, Orin-Rice Road, and flowery trail
Road.

* Ice accumulations... up to 0.25 inches through Wednesday
morning... mainly far southern Okanogan... Ferry... Stevens... Pend
Oreille... Bonner counties and northern Spokane and Kootenai
counties including the towns of Nespelem... Springdale... Deer
Park... and Priest River.

* Snow accumulations... for the east slopes of the Cascades total
snow accumulation 6 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts
near the Cascade crest. Elsewhere 2 to 6 inches except 6 to 12
inches in the mountains.

* Timing... moderate to heavy precipitation in the form of snow
... sleet... and freezing rain will continue through Wednesday.
Valley rain and mountain snow is expected Wednesday afternoon
through Thursday morning.

* Impacts... freezing rain and snow will create treacherous
travel conditions.

* Web page: for a detailed view of the hazard area visit
http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/map/?Wfo=otx.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means significant amounts
of snow are expected or occurring. Snow accumulations will make
travel very hazardous or impossible.





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:42 PM PST on January 17, 2017

Expires 9:00 AM EST on January 20, 2017


... Flood Watch now in effect from late Wednesday morning through
late Thursday night...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of north Idaho and Washington, including the
following areas, in north Idaho, Coeur D'Alene area and
northern Panhandle. In Washington, northeast mountains,
Okanogan Valley, Spokane area, Waterville Plateau, and
Wenatchee area.

* From late Wednesday morning through late Thursday night

* moderate to heavy rain will arrive tonight and last through
Thursday night. It will be accompanied by above freezing
temperatures by late Wednesday morning. With widespread mid and
low elevation snow, the resulting runoff from rainfall and
snowmelt may be enough to cause localized flooding issues.
Flooding may be exacerbated in areas where storm drains and
ditches are clogged with snow and ice or where soils are
frozen. Ice jams on frozen rivers and creeks are also a
possibility with this event.

* Most likely impacts from this event include flooded roads and
urban areas where ditches and storm drains are clogged with
snow, ponding water in low lying areas with poor drainage or
frozen ground, sharp rises on small creeks and streams, and
ice jams on creeks and rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible but not imminent in
the watch area. You should monitor forecasts, be alert for
possible flood warnings, and maintain awareness of local
conditions. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop. Report any ice
jams to local emergency management or law enforcement.

Monitor river forecasts at
water.Weather.Gov/ahps2/index.Php?Wfo=otx




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Winter Storm Watch
California - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Wind Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Louisiana - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement
Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Watch
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Record Report
Oregon - Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Tornado Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Watch , Record Report
Utah - Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Record Report

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