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East Slopes of the Central Cascades of Washington
East Slopes of the Southern Cascades of Washington
San Juan County
Western Whatcom County
Central Cascade Foothills
Western Skagit County
Everett and Vicinity
Seattle Metropolitan Area
Tacoma Area
Admiralty Inlet Area
Hood Canal, Kitsap Peninsula
Southwest Interior
Olympics
Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca
Western Strait of Juan de Fuca
North Coast
Central Coast
West Slopes Northern Cascades and Passes
West Slopes Central Cascades and Passes
South Washington Cascades
Willapa Hills
South Washington Coast
Lower Columbia and I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County
Western Columbia River Gorge
East Columbia River Gorge
Kittitas Valley
Yakima Valley
Lower Columbia Basin
Foothills of the Blue Mountains
Northwest Blue Mountains
Northeast Blue Mountains
Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties
Washington Palouse
Moses Lake Area
Upper Columbia Basin
Spokane Area
Northeast Mountains
Okanogan Highlands
Greater Vancouver Area
South Washington Cascade Foothills
Wenatchee Area
East Slopes Northern Cascades
Okanogan Valley
Waterville Plateau
East Slopes of the Central Cascades of Washington East Slopes of the Southern Cascades of Washington San Juan County Western Whatcom County Central Cascade Foothills Northwest Interior Everett and Vicinity Seattle Metropolitan Area Tacoma Area Admiralty Inlet Area Hood Canal, Kitsap Peninsula Southwest Interior Olympics Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca Western Strait of Juan de Fuca North Coast Central Coast West Slopes Northern Cascades and Passes West Slopes Central Cascades and Passes South Washington Cascades Willapa Hills South Washington Coast Lower Columbia and I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County Western Columbia River Gorge East Columbia River Gorge Kittitas Valley Yakima Valley Lower Columbia Basin Foothills of the Blue Mountains Northwest Blue Mountains Northeast Blue Mountains Lower Garfield and Asotin Counties Washington Palouse Moses Lake Area Upper Columbia Basin Spokane Area Northeast Mountains Okanogan Highlands Greater Vancouver Area South Washington Cascade Foothills Wenatchee Area East Slopes Northern Cascades Okanogan Valley Waterville Plateau

I-90/US 395 Interchange @ Ritzville (4)

National Weather Service Warning - Winter Storm Warning for Upper Columbia Basin

Issued: 2:47 AM Dec 6  Will Expire: 10:00 AM Dec 6


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
247 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN
THROUGH THIS MORNING WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS
FOR WENATCHEE...MOSES LAKE AREAS...THE PALOUSE AND GARFIELD
COUNTY.

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN
WASHINGTON BEGINNING TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING.


/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-161206T1800Z/
UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN-
247 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...RITZVILLE GRAND COULEE ODESSA WILBUR AND
COULEE CITY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES. STORM TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS 3 TO 7 INCHES.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL IMPACT TRAVEL EARLY THIS
MORNING ACROSS THE UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN...ESPECIALLY AROUND THE
RITZVILLE AND LIND AREAS WHERE THE HIGHEST TOTALS ARE EXPECTED.
SNOW WILL DECREASE LATER THIS MORNING BEFORE ENDING BY EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CAN BE EXPECTED WITH SNOW COVERED
ROADS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 90...HIGHWAY 2...AND HIGHWAY 395.

* 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.

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