With an abrupt change in weather, local trees are more likely to be damaged by snow and wind. Exactly a month ago, the high temperature reached 80° F. Recent snow has further weakened or damaged trees. Now high winds are expected this coming weekend.
A large cloud of smoke moving outside of California and Oregon is headed our way. Due to a change in wind direction, smoke has begun moving over Southwestern Washington and is expected to likely affect the Spokane area during the night and into tomorrow morning.