This weekend will be another chilly one for NE Washington. The National Weather Service is reporting that the low tonight, Friday, Dec. 16 will be -3 degrees Farenheit in Chewelah.
While mostly sunny conditions today will bring a high of 15 degrees, windchill values drop that to as low as zero thanks to gusts from the North of 5 m.ph.
Temperatures in Spokane dropped to zero for the first time in two years, The Spokesman Review reporters. The newspaper said temperatures are expected to plunge further Friday as an arctic front moves into the Inland Northwest bringing light winds and a flurry of snow. A low of -7 is expected on Friday night, the Associated Press said, and the Tri-Cities could see temps drop to -5.
The Spokane Airport could see the tempreture drop to as low as -4 tonight.
Meanwhile in Chewelah, Saturday should bring a high of 11 degrees and a low of two degrees with patchy freezing fog. Sunday will warm up to a high of 21 and a low of 20 with a 40 percent change of snow after 11 p.m. An accumulation of less than one inch is possible.
Snow is also likely on Monday and Tuesday. Snowfall could be heavy at times on Tuesday.