Snow, rain and ice make for slick driving conditions Tuesday

Weather Update: 5:00 a.m. (12-19-17)

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Snow, slush and ice will be on the roadways Tuesday morning. 

Snow started to fall in Spokane around 2:00 a.m. and will continue until switching over to rain late Tuesday morning. 

Expect periods of heavy rain all day Tuesday in the lower elevations.

Northern valleys, including Deer Park, Chewelah, Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry and Omak, could see 6-12 inches through Wednesday morning if temperatures stay below freezing Tuesday.

Snow will continue over most local mountainous areas. 

The wettest day of the week will be Tuesday.

Lookout Pass and surrounding area passes may see 3-4 feet of snow through Wednesday!

A winter storm warning is in effect tonight for North Central Washington, North Eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle mountains. 

A winter weather advisory is in effect for Spokane and Coeur d'Alene until 10:00 a.m. 2-3 inches of accumulation expected. Watch for slick roads.

Snow should switch over to rain by the late morning hours.

Highs will be in the 40s today, so much of this morning's snow may melt by the end of the day.

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