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Washington, Okanogan Highlands

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:53 PM PST on January 17, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 8 am PST
Thursday...

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

* Ice accumulations... one tenth to locally one quarter of an inch
in the valleys of southern Ferry, Stevens, pend orielle and
Bonner counties.

* Snow accumulations... 4 to 6 inches in northern valleys and in
the mountains 6 to 13 inches.

* Timing... moderate to heavy precipitation in the form of snow...
sleet... and freezing rain arrives tonight and 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.

* Snow level... rising to 3000 feet.

* 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.





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