Wind chill advisory issued
Overnight temperatures to dip below 10 degrees, with wind chill as low as -15 degrees below zero
Last updated 2/11/2021 at 10:40am
CHENEY — A wind chill advisory has been issued for Spokane County for tomorrow morning as temperatues drop to the lowest point of the winter.
Between 1 a.m. and 11 a.m., the National Weather Service is warning that wind chills here will drop to -15 degrees below zero. Wind gusts of up to 33 mph are expected.
Affected areas include Cheney, Four Lakes, Medical Lake, Reardan, davenport, Spangle and other areas.
"The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes as well as hypothermia," the weather service reported, noting winds will gust up to 22 mph.
"Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a hat and gloves."
South of Spokane County, the weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook from today through the weekend
"Multiple rounds of light to moderate snow are possible Saturday into early next week," the service reported. "Sunday night into Monday, widespread
snow is possible."
In the Cheney-Medical Lake area, the national weather service is forecasting overnight lows below 10 degrees through Saturday night. Daytime highs will hover around 20 degrees.
By Monday, highs will climb to the low-30s, with overnight lows in the mid-20s, the weather service said.