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Winter Weather Advisory issued December 05 at 8:08PM PST until December 06 at 7:00AM PST by NWS

...HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER PORTIONS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN TONIGHT WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS WENATCHEE AND MOSES LAKE AREAS... .A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON BEGINNING TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST

Tonight

Lo22° Snow then Chance Snow

Tuesday

Hi30° Slight Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo13° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi24° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo15° Mostly Cloudy then Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi24° Snow Likely

Thursday Night

Lo20° Snow

Friday

Hi32° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo25° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi36° Slight Chance Snow

Trout and salmon numbers good along the Columbia River

The snow has made it really tough to plan a trip to go fishing anywhere. It is very frustrating, as the rainbow and kokanee fishing is great at Lake Roosevelt and the steelhead fishing on many spots on the main stem Columbia and the Wenatchee Rivers should be excellent.

Winter hiking at its peak as New Year approaches

DEPOE BAY, Ore. — One of the greatest privileges of living in the Pacific Northwest is the knowledge that whales, those largest and most magnificent of mammals, are often seen off our coast. And while winter and spring can bring their share of headaches, those seasons also are some of the best times to spot gray whales as they migrate past shores.

Prime time for skiing

Another powerful weather system brought plenty of snow to the Cascades with some ski areas already topping the century mark for total season snow accumulation.

Fishing open at Swift Reservoir

SEATTLE — The fishing season at Swift Reservoir in Skamania County has been extended and will remain open through December.

Skiing group offers snowsport enthusiasts real-time interaction

It’s always winter somewhere on this Earth. As it spins on its axis, the world of skiing never sleeps. If you’re interested in connecting to the action in near real time, check out the Facebook group, Elite Skiing. You will find a steady stream of content, updated rapidly and continuously by a large and diverse group of snow sport enthusiasts.

Device helps find deer that have been shot

Like a scientist experimenting with one of his new innovations, Dennis Steinman scanned his wooded backyard with an electronic receiver until the back of the device lit up.

WDFW invites public to help identify priorities

OLYMPIA — State fish and wildlife leaders are asking people to share their views on the values and priorities that should drive the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife over the next several years.

After lion kill, bowhunters under the gun

CHATFIELD, Minn. — This sleepy southeastern Minnesota farm town is light years away from Zimbabwe, yet the public hurricane that erupted over the killing of an African lion by a Minnesota hunter was felt here.

As wolves settle in, Washington OKs hunting more cougars

Conservation groups are challenging new rules that expand cougar hunting in some parts of the state, arguing that the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission disregarded scientific studies that show increased harvests don’t reduce cougar populations and can actually lead to more conflicts between the big cats and their human neighbors.