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Snow tapering off in Eastern Washington more to come

Associated Press - February 3, 2008 12:55 PM ET

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The heavy snow that's been battering Eastern Washington is tapering off, but the stormy weather isn't over yet.

The National Weather Service says snow is likely on Sunday, with one to three inches expected in some places.

The forecast for the rest of the week calls for a chance of snow most days. It could turn to rain by Friday, when temperatures are expected to climb past 40 degrees.

Late this past week, Gov. Chris Gregoire declared a state of emergency for more than a dozen counties, mostly in Eastern Washington, allowing local governments and the Transportation Department to quickly hire companies to help with snow removal.

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