The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from 4 PM Wednesday through 10 AM Thursday. Snow accumulations are 2 to 4 inches. Impacts- roads will become increasingly snow covered tonight and will likely impact the Thursday morning commute. Motorists should be prepared for winter driving conditions.
Snow will be followed by very cold temperatures and brisk north winds resulting in dangerous wind chill values Friday night and Saturday. Cold weather will persist into the weekend but should moderate by early next week.
A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibility. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. Please plan ahead when traveling. Consider rescheduling travel that is not necessary when driving conditions are poor, provide plenty of extra time to reach your destination, consider safe alternative travel routes, and prepare your vehicle for safe winter driving.