After flurries on Valentine’s Day, meteorologists expect the snowfall will pick up, with 3 to 4 inches forecast in Spokane starting Sunday night and into Monday morning.
Snow likely won’t begin to accumulate until Sunday evening, said Valerie Thaler, meteorologist at the National Weather Service Spokane. It will continue to pile up overnight, through 10 a.m. Monday.
“We’re expecting impacts to the Monday morning commute with some hazardous road conditions during that time,” she said.
Snow will likely continue falling at higher elevations through Tuesday, Thaler said.
Temperatures Monday and Tuesday are expected to stay below freezing and “winds will be pretty calm,” she said.
“Temperatures will rise slightly as we go into midweek,” Thaler said.
Wednesday’s high temperature is expected to be 33 degrees, so any snow that falls will likely stay frozen at least through midweek.
“We might see some melting of the snow, but it won’t be a rapid melt like we saw a couple weeks ago,” Thaler said.
By the end of the week, temperatures are forecast to rise to the low-40s, she added.
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