Ice Storm Warning
Moses Lake Area-Upper Columbia Basin-
Including the following locations Moses Lake, Ephrata, Othello,
Quincy, Ritzville, Grand Coulee, Odessa, Wilbur, and Coulee City
905 AM PST Thu Feb 9 2017
…ICE STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY…
* Locations…Ritzville, Grand Coulee, Odessa, Wilbur, Coulee
City, Moses Lake, Ephrata, Othello, and Quincy.
* Temperatures…around 30.
* Ice Accumulations…Up to an additional tenth of an inch.
* Timing…Freezing rain will continue this morning and then taper
off to rain showers this afternoon.
* Impacts…Ice on roads will create treacherous driving
conditions. Ice glazing on power lines and trees may create
scattered power outages and tree damage.
* Web Page: For a detailed view of the hazard area visit
An Ice Storm Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Significant amounts of ice accumulations
will make travel dangerous or impossible. Travel is strongly
discouraged. Commerce will likely be severely impacted. If you
must travel…keep an extra flashlight…food…and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. Ice accumulations and winds will
likely lead to snapped power lines and falling tree branches that
add to the danger.