Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
400 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

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ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...COOKE CITY
400 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON MST MONDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING. PERIODS OF HEAVY
  SNOWFALL WILL IMPACT THE WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES OF THE
  BEARTOOTH AND ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
  THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED DURING THE DAY SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...RECREATION IN THE HIGH COUNTRY WILL BE IMPACTED BY
  ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL AND GUSTY WINDS. AVALANCHE DANGER MAY
  ALSO INCREASE DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOWFALL.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 18 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...GUSTS TO 50 MPH ON THE EXPOSED SLOPES AND RIDGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF SNOW IS
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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