Pass/Road Conditions

UPDATED DURING THE WINTER SEASON
(509) 634-2472


“Notice: This is Winter and roads can change at any moment and weather can change as well. Please be cautious at all times be aware of commercial vehicles that sometimes are off the side of the roadways chaining up before they reach mountain passes. You can also contact Tribal Dispatch for an update on available road conditions.

— Dustin D. Best

Department of Transportation - Washington State Mountain Pass Road Report


Disautel Pass:   9:53 AM on 12/14/2018

  • 28 DEGREES

  • ROADS BARE WITH SPOTS OF ICE

  • CLOUDY


Cache Creek:  06:46 PM on 12/15/2018

  • 28 DEGREES

  • CLOUDY

  • CLEAR ROADWAYS


Bridge Creek:  08:58 PM on 12/15/2018

  • 28 DEGREES

  • COMPACT SNOW ON ROAD


Manilla Creek:   05:45 PM on 12/15/2018

  • No Report


Columbia River Road:  05:45 PM on 12/15/2018

Omak to Omak Lake

  • No Report

Omak Lake to Kartar Valley Road

  • No Report


Weather Forecast

Zone Forecast Product for Eastern Washington and North Idaho...UPDATED
National Weather Service Spokane WA
832 AM PST Wed Dec 12 2018

Okanogan Valley-
Including the cities of Omak, Okanogan, Brewster, Bridgeport, Oroville, and Nespelem

.REST OF TODAY...Sunny in the morning, becoming partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. 
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s. South wind 5 to 15 mph overnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow in the morning, then a chance of rain or snow in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Gusts up to 20 mph in the morning. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain or snow. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain or snow. Snow level 2000 feet. Highs in the mid to upper 30s. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. 
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s. 
.SUNDAY...Rain or snow likely. Highs in the mid to upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Rain or snow likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. 
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain or snow. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

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Zone Forecast Product for Eastern Washington and North Idaho...UPDATED
National Weather Service Spokane WA
832 AM PST Wed Dec 12 2018

Okanogan Highlands-
Including the cities of Republic, Inchelium, and Wauconda

.REST OF TODAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Gusts up to 25 mph in the mountains. 
.TONIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. 
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. A chance of snow in the morning, then a chance of rain or snow in the afternoon. Snow level 3000 feet. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
mountains. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. 
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow. Highs in the mid to upper 30s. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. 
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain or snow. Highs in the mid to upper 30s. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Rain and mountain snow likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. 
.MONDAY...Rain and mountain snow likely. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain and mountain snow. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. 
.TUESDAY...Rain and mountain snow likely. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. 

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
237 AM PST Mon Dec 10 2018

...Heavy snow likely in the mountains. Moderate to heavy snow possible in the valleys...

.Light snow will develop early Tuesday morning and increase throughout the afternoon. Snow will become heavy at times during the evening and overnight hours. Warmer air will move into the region Tuesday evening and could result in a switch to rain for the lower elevations following moderate to heavy snow accumulations.

Northern Panhandle-Coeur d`Alene Area-Central Panhandle Mountains-Northeast Mountains- Including the following locations Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, Eastport, Schweitzer Mountain Road, Coeur d`Alene, Post Falls, Hayden, Worley, Kellogg, Pinehurst, Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Fourth of July Pass, Dobson Pass, Lookout Pass, Colville, Northport, Deer Park, Chewelah, Newport, Kettle Falls, Springdale-Hunters Road, Orin-Rice Road, and Flowery Trail Road
237 AM PST Mon Dec 10 2018

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total valley snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches possible. Total mountain snow accumulations of 12 to 18 inches. Potential to switch to rain in the valleys Tuesday night following heavy snow accumulations. Ridgetop winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, Eastport, Schweitzer Mountain Road, Coeur d`Alene, Post Falls, Hayden, Worley, Kellogg, Pinehurst, Osburn, Wallace, Mullan, Fourth of July Pass, Dobson Pass, Lookout Pass, Colville, Northport, Deer Park, Chewelah, Newport, Kettle Falls, Springdale-Hunters Road, Orin-Rice Road, and Flowery Trail Road.

* WHEN...From Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible...especially over mountain passes. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.




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