Snow advisory ends, but flakes still falling

A snow advisory for the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area has expired this morning after about an inch of light powder fell in the area overnight.

More snow is possible before 10 p.m. tonight, and then another round of light snow is likely Wednesday night and Thursday with a relatively quiet period on Friday.

Motorists negotiated the slickened roadways pretty well this morning after a weekend storm led to On Sunday night, a driver on North Cedar Road drifted sideways while driving down the hill from Five Mile Prairie and was injured in a collision with an uphill vehicle, Spokane police said.

The area’s snow advisory expired at 10 a.m.

Winter officially starts with the solistice at 3:38 p.m. on Tuesday.

Highs this week will be in the lower to middle 30s with lows in the 20s to 30.

A warming trend at the end of the week could bring a mix of rain and snow to the region with snow likely in areas to the north of Interstate 90 on Saturday evening.

A high of 37 in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene on Saturday could help break up any remaining snow or ice on roadways and allow for easier travel.

At 7 a.m., it was 21 in Spokane, Pullman and Deer Park, 25 at Felts Field and 23 in Coeur d’Alene.

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