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  • Snow to fall from 4 to 10 p.m., then rain

    Winter weather advisories have been posted for parts of Eastern Washington and North Idaho this morning for the likelihood of snow starting about 4 p.m. and continuing into the evening.

  • Five inches of snow expected in Spokane, CdA

    A winter storm warning has been posted this afternoon for what’s shaping up to be the biggest snowfall of the season in the Inland Northwest starting this evening and continuing …

  • Arctic air building in Alaska, heading this way

    A deep arctic air mass is forming in Alaska and Canada today, and is forecasted to move southward into the Inland Northwest starting about midday Sunday.

  • Cold, clear weather continues

    Cold, dry air remains entrenched across the Inland Northwest, and forecasters said it’s going to get even colder on Sunday through Tuesday.

  • Cold weather coming by weekend

    Wintry weather conditions are expected to move into the Inland Northwest this week under a northerly flow out of Canada.

  • Holiday travel conditions fair

    Weather over the Thanksgiving holiday continues to be mostly favorable for travelers, with the next Pacific weather system holding off until Thursday night and Friday.

  • Travel weather still looking good

    Travel weather over the Thanksgiving holiday continues to be mostly favorable, although a pair of Pacific weather systems should bring precipitation today and Thanksgiving night.

  • Weather mostly favorable for travel

    The Inland Northwest should be spared winter-like weather during most of the Thanksgiving holiday period, although fog could be a problem at mid-week, forecasters said this morning.

  • More rain and snow coming this weekend

    Rain and snow across has eased across the Inland Northwest and forecasters are expecting a break in precipitation through Friday afternoon.

  • Warm front melts remaining snow

    Mild weather has moved into the Inland Northwest this morning, replacing the cold and snowy conditions of the last several days.

  • Snow covers landscape

    Snow covered higher elevations in Spokane and the surrounding region this afternoon, but forecasters said the storm that brought it is moving east tonight.

  • There could be snow as you’re reading this

    A National Weather Service forecaster said Thursday the region’s first significant snow could fall this morning, but he didn’t expect accumulations to become a major traffic hazard. A fast-moving cold …

  • Friday morning snow may not stick to roads

    National Weather Service forecaster this afternoon that the region’s first significant snowfall could strike Friday morning, but they don’t expect accumulations to become a major traffic hazard.

  • Rain possible today, snow coming Friday

    A chance of rain in the lower elevations and snow in the mountains is being forecasted for today.

  • Quiet weather today, snow possible later in week

    A generally quiet day for weather with a mix of clouds and sun is being forecasted by the National Weather Service.

  • Forecasters see possibility of snow later in week

    Cooler weather is opening the possibility of snowfall in lower elevations of the Inland Northwest on Thursday and Saturday mornings, a forecaster said Monday.

  • Wind advisory dropped

    The National Weather Service has cancelled a wind advisory for the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas as well as the Columbia Basin and Palouse regions that had been issued this …

  • Fog lifts to reveal sun, pollution

    Fog lifted late this morning to reveal mostly sunny skies stained with moderate levels of air pollution in Spokane.

  • Sunny days, cold nights ahead

    Sunny weather will take the chill off this morning’s air as highs this afternoon climb into the lower 50s in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas.

  • Season’s first snow falling around region

    National Weather Service forecasters are sticking with a prediction of snow today as a warm front off of the Pacific Ocean glides over colder air at ground level.

  • Dry northerly flow today may set up snow for Thursday

    A crisp cold morning today is setting the stage for wintry conditions when the next in a series of Pacific storms moves into the region on Thursday.

  • Chance of snow showers slight for today

    The chance of rain or snow showers today appears slim, but a greater chance of wintry weather arrives on Thursday with the next Pacific storm system, forecasters said this morning.

  • Rain creating traffic hazards

    Moderate rainfall today is creating traffic hazards as storm drains, partly blocked by fall foliage in some cases, are having trouble keeping up with all the water.

  • Cloudy today, rain Friday, nicer Saturday

    Cloudy and cool weather today will follow Wednesday’s rainfall, but forecasters are predicting more rain on Friday and again later on Sunday.

  • Rain to fall through tonight

    Light rain is reaching Spokane area and should continue into the evening as a Pacific frontal system brings the next in a series of rainstorms to the Inland Northwest.

  • Fog cuts visibility this morning

    A dense fog advisory was issued this morning by the National Weather Service for reduced visibilities on the higher bench and plateau elevations of the Inland Northwest.

  • Cloudy and mild today, rain Saturday

    Clouds and mild temperatures today will provide a break in what’s expected to be a series of moist Pacific storms on Saturday through next week.

  • Sun, high clouds replace rain for now

    Drier weather today and Friday will give the Inland Northwest a break in a weather pattern that is likely to bring more wet Pacific storms through next week.

  • Rain easing but showers expected

    Moderate rainfall overnight is continuing today as the second wave in a complex storm system moves into Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

  • Looks like rain ahead, higher temperatures

    The dry northerly flow over the past 12 days that whipped up gusts and brought several nights of freezing conditions is changing to its weather opposite – a mild moist …



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