Winter Storm Warning
Spokane Area (Washington)
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
1038 PM PST WED DEC 24 2008
...SNOW STORM THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY...
.A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM IS BRINGING HEAVY SNOW TO MUCH OF THE
INLAND NORTHWEST TONIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS DAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
WILL DEVELOP DURING THE EVENING AND SPREAD ACROSS EASTERN
WASHINGTON INTO NORTHERN IDAHO BY EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING.
IDZ002-WAZ036-251300-
/O.CON.KOTX.WS.W.0012.000000T0000Z-081225T2000Z/
COEUR D`ALENE AREA-SPOKANE AREA-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...COEUR D`ALENE...POST FALLS...
HAYDEN...SPOKANE...CHENEY...DAVENPORT...ROCKFORD
1038 PM PST WED DEC 24 2008
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 12 PM PST
THURSDAY...
A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 12 PM PST
THURSDAY.
STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN
THE SPOKANE AND COEUR D`ALENE AREAS BY LATE MORNING ON CHRISTMAS
DAY. LIGHT SNOW HAS INTENSIFIED THIS EVENING...WITH OVERNIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES EXPECTED. THE SNOW WILL DECREASE
BY DAWN... BUT SNOW SHOWERS WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO
ACCUMULATION WILL LINGER INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING.
TRAVEL ON CHRISTMAS MORNING WILL LIKELY BE DIFFICULT. HOLIDAY
TRAVELERS SHOULD PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE WEATHER.
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.
THIS WARNING INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...COEUR D`ALENE...
POST FALLS...HAYDEN...SPOKANE...CHENEY...DAVENPORT...ROCKFORD.
$$

See the original warning.

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