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Washington, Okanogan Valley

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:32 PM PST on January 16, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 am Tuesday to 8 am PST
Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for ice and snow... which is in effect from 7 am Tuesday
to 8 am PST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in
effect.

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

* Ice accumulations... 0.15 to 0.25" south of Highway 20. Up to
0.15" north of Highway 20. Local amounts up to 0.50" possible in
between Brewster and Keller.

* Snow accumulations... 6 to 14 inches of snow possible in the
valleys north of Highway 20. 1 to 4 inches in valleys south of
Highway 20. 8 to 16 inches of snow in the mountains.

* Timing... first round of very light wintry precipitation arrives
Tuesday morning and departs Tuesday afternoon. Look for a break
Tuesday afternoon with occasional freezing drizzle then
moderate to heavy precipitation in the form of
snow... sleet... and freezing rain arrives Tuesday night and
continues through Wednesday.

* Impacts... significant ice accumulations will create
treacherous travel conditions, tree damage, and power outages.
Areas with less freezing rain and more snow and sleet will see
significant impacts to travel but a lower threat for power
outages.

* Winds... southeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Temperatures... in the 20s to lower 30s.

* Snow level... 2000-4000 feet south to valley floors north.

* 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 Watch means there is a potential for significant
ice... snow... and sleet accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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.






Air Stagnation Advisory

Statement as of 9:36 AM MST on January 16, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 17, 2017


... Air stagnation advisory now in effect until 10 am PST /11 am
MST/ Tuesday...

* advisory... a ridge of high pressure will persist over eastern
Washington and north Idaho through early Tuesday. This will
result in very light winds and poor atmospheric mixing. This
will likely lead to increased pollution levels near the
ground and deteriorated air quality.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An air stagnation advisory indicates that due to limited movement
of an airmass across the advisory area... pollution has the
potential to increase to dangerous levels. Persons with
respiratory illness should follow their physicians advice for
dealing with high levels of air pollution.




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

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