Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Backcountry Forecast for western Montana and north central Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
441 AM MST Tue Jan 24 2017

DISCUSSION: A subtle disturbance will move through the
northwesterly flow later today and this evening. This feature will
bring light snow accumulation to the Northern Rockies, with the
mountains along and Montana/Idaho border potentially receiving a
couple of inches by Wednesday morning. Scattered snow showers will
persist through at least Thursday followed by a ridge of high
pressure for the weekend.

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Elevations above 4,000 FT:

                      Today        Tonight      Wed
Cloud Cover           85%          85%          75%
Hi/Lo Temps           19 to 28     6 to 15      19 to 27
Winds(mph)            NW  3        W  4         W  6G17
Precip Chc            40           40           30
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr
Liquid Amt            0.03         0.03         0.03
Snow Ratio(SLR)       19:1         19:1         20:1
Snow Amt(in)          0-1          0-1          0-1

Snow Level            500          500          0

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