Snow Advisory in effect throughout the areaPosted: Updated:
E. Wash./N. Idaho - A slow-moving low pressure system will bring scattered snow showers to the area Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a Snow Advisory which is in effect until 5 p.m. Sunday.
Snow is expected to increase over the Upper-Columbia Basin through the Spokane and Coeur d'Alene areas. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be common in Ritzville, Wilbur, Spokane and Coeur d'Alene.
The most significant accumulations in the Upper-Columbia Basin will likely occur north of I-90 where 2 to 3 inches are expected.
With temperatures in the upper 20s to around 30 degrees, snow will likely accumulate on the roads. Motorists should be prepared for slick driving conditions. As temperatures warm by late morning, most accumulations will be limited to grassy surfaces.
The snow advisory means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.
This advisory includes the following locations Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, Hayden. Ritzville. Grand Coulee, Odessa, Wilbur, Coulee City, Spokane, Cheney, Davenport and Rockford.
As the system moves east, snow showers will become more isolated, ending overnight. Monday will start dry and rain showers are expected to develop again in the afternoon. Temperatures will drop overnight to the mid-20's freezing all the moistured left over from the snow.