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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
752 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

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Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-
Including the locations of  Cooke City
752 PM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on dangerous
  back country conditions and increased avalanche danger. Total
  snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up
  to 14 inches.

* WHERE...West and south facing slopes of the Absaroka/Beartooth
  Mountains.

* WHEN...Through midnight MST Friday night. Snow will develop
  tonight and be periodically heavy through Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 65 mph will
  cause areas of near white out conditions and heavy drifting
  snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep
an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency.

For the latest road conditions, call 5 1 1.

Additional graphics for this hazard can be found at
http://www.weather.gov/billings

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