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Spokane police respond to 33 crashes between Friday night and Saturday morning

Roads were slippery after snow started to fall in Spokane around 5 p.m. on Christmas. The City of Spokane said plows are finishing on arterial streets Saturday.

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane police responded to at least 33 crashes between Friday evening and Saturday morning, according to Spokane Police Ofc. Richie Plunkett. 

Roads became slippery after snow started to fall around 5 p.m. on Christmas night. Spokane police had already responded to several crashes including a five car collision on TJ Meenach bridge by 6:30 p.m. Friday. 

The City of Spokane said plows are finishing arterial roads Saturday in a Facebook Post. Plows will move on to residential streets next.

The Washington State Department of Transportation had plows on the roads Friday evening when snow started to fall.  

During the day on Saturday, a few additional rain/snow showers are possible, but should not result in any additional accumulations.  Drier weather is on the way for Sunday, though we'll likely see low clouds and patchy fog.