The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook & Flood Advisory for our area.


Today and tonight, areas around Mazama and Winthrop above 5,000 feet are expected to receive several inches of wet snow before snow levels rise to 6,000 feet later in the day. Motorists on the North Cascades Highway may experience winter driving conditions Thursday morning.

Friday through Wednesday, we are advised that heavy rainfall could cause minor, localized flooding. Burned areas may see erosion and minor mud and/or rock slides.


The Flood Advisory goes through 9:15 p.m. Friday. Minor flooding is expected in areas with poor drainage throughout Okanogan, Stevens, Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Chelan counties.

Areas below burn scars are at a higher risk for erosion and mudslides. Plugged culverts may cause backups that overtop roads.

For the full text of these warnings, see