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
230 PM MST Sun Nov 23 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

For the latest information on watches, warnings and advisories, go
to weather.gov/missoula.

MTZ001-240930-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           21 to 24     26 to 31     23 to 26     30 to 35
Winds(mph)            W 24         W 11         SW 10        SW 18
Precip Chc            70           30           80           80
Precip Type           sno/shr      snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.10         0.01         0.29         0.37
Snow Amt(in)          1-2          0            3-5          3-5

Snow Level            2000         2000         2000         3000

$$
MTZ002-009-240930-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           19 to 25     25 to 33     21 to 26     28 to 37
Winds(mph)            SW 18        W 14         SW 14        SW 14
Precip Chc            80           40           70           90
Precip Type           sno/shr      snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.19         0.03         0.21         0.52
Snow Amt(in)          2-4          0-1          2-3          5-6

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           16 to 22     22 to 27     18 to 23     25 to 32
Winds(mph)            W 26         W 18         SW 19        W 21
Precip Chc            90           50           80           90
Precip Type           sno/shr      snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.23         0.04         0.22         0.58
Snow Amt(in)          3-5          1            3-4          5-8

Snow Level            2000         2500         2000         2500

$$
MTZ004-006-043-240930-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           19 to 26     26 to 34     21 to 27     33 to 38
Winds(mph)            W 20         W 12         SW  9        SW 18
Precip Chc            80           40           80           90
Precip Type           sno/shr      snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.19         0.02         0.27         0.46
Snow Amt(in)          3-4          0            3-4          4-5

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           15 to 23     23 to 29     19 to 25     32 to 37
Winds(mph)            W 24         W 14         SW 12        W 24
Precip Chc            90           50           70           90
Precip Type           sno/shr      snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.25         0.04         0.25         0.48
Snow Amt(in)          3-4          0-1          3-4          5-6

Snow Level            3000         2500         3000         3500

$$
IDZ006-240930-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           27 to 34     34 to 38     23 to 28     37 to 39
Winds(mph)            SW 12        W 10         SW  5        SW 11
Precip Chc            90           40           80           90
Precip Type           showers      sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.24         0.03         0.25         0.55
Snow Amt(in)          2-3          0            2-3          0-4

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           21 to 27     29 to 34     23 to 25     34 to 37
Winds(mph)            SW 20        W 11         SW  9        SW 16
Precip Chc            90           40           80           90
Precip Type           sno/shr      snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.27         0.04         0.28         0.60
Snow Amt(in)          4-5          0-1          3-4          4-5

Snow Level            3000         2500         3000         3500

$$


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