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
425 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

DISCUSSION: Several inches of snow are possible above 5000 feet
today, mainly occurring over north central Idaho and far northwest
Montana ranges. A more significant chance for up to 6 inches snow
accumulation appears to arrive Wednesday to Thursday, with north
central Idaho and southwest Montana mountains most favored.
Outside of today and midweek, very light snow accumulations and
daytime temperature near or above freezing are anticipated.

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Elevations above 4,000 FT:

                      Today        Tonight      Tue
Cloud Cover           90%          80%          70%
Hi/Lo Temps           31 to 45     16 to 28     30 to 45
Winds(mph)            W 14G31      W 11G25      SW  8G21
Precip Chc            70           30           30
Precip Type           showers      showers      sno/shr
Liquid Amt            0.12         0.01         0.03
Snow Ratio(SLR)       15:1         17:1         17:1
Snow Amt(in)          1-4          0            0-1

Snow Level            5000         4500         4000

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