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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1043 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

IDZ005-006-260700-
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Northern Clearwater Mountains-Southern Clearwater Mountains-
943 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow occurring. 2 to 3 inch per hour
  snow rates have been observed east of Lowell along highway 12.
  Similar snow rates are occurring or will occur for areas around
  Elk River and Pierce. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 15
  inches, are expected through this evening. Periods of intense
  snow rates and dramatically reduced visibility will occur
  through the evening hours.

* WHERE...Elk River, Highway 11 Pierce to Headquarters, Pierce,
  Dixie, Elk City, and Highway 12 Lowell to Lolo Pass.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 11 PM PST this
  evening. For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 10 AM PST this
  morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be difficult. Winds gusting
  as high as 30 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting
  snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.


&&

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MTZ004-260700-
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Lower Clark Fork Region-
1043 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow. Total snow accumulations of
  5 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 14 inches for
  Lookout Pass, are expected. A period of more intense snow bands
  may develop late this afternoon and evening, causing poor
  visibility and quickly changing road conditions.

* WHERE...Evaro Hill, Highway 200 Thompson Falls to Plains,
  Highway 200 Trout Creek to Heron, and I-90 Lookout Pass to
  Haugan.

* WHEN...Until midnight MST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions.
  Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause areas of blowing
  and drifting snow at Lookout Pass.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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MTZ001-003-260700-
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Kootenai/Cabinet Region-Flathead/Mission Valleys-
1043 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow. Total snow accumulations of 2 to
  5 inches. A period of more intense snow bands may cause poor
  visibility and quickly changing road conditions late this
  afternoon into the evening.

* WHERE...Highway 2 Kalispell to Libby, Highway 37 Eureka to
  Libby, Highway 56 Bull Lake Road, Highway 93 Eureka to
  Whitefish, Flathead Lake, Flathead Valley, Mission Valley, and
  Polson.

* WHEN...Until midnight MST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting
  as high as 30 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting
  snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ002-260700-
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West Glacier Region-
1043 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow. Total snow accumulations of 6 to
  10 inches, with locally higher amounts, are expected. A period
  of more intense snow bands may cause poor visibility and quickly
  changing road conditions late this afternoon into the evening.

* WHERE...Bad Rock Canyon, Essex, Highway 83 Bigfork to Swan
  Lake, Marias Pass, and Polebridge.

* WHEN...Until midnight MST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions.
  Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause blowing and
  drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

IDZ007-260700-
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Orofino/Grangeville Region-
943 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 2 to 5 inches, with locally higher amounts,
  are expected. A period of more intense snow bands may cause
  poor visibility and quickly changing road conditions late this
  afternoon into the evening.

* WHERE...Camas Prairie, Grangeville and vicinity, and Greer
  Grade.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM PST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting
  as high as 50 mph on the Camas Prairie including the town of
  Grangeville will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ043-261500-
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Potomac/Seeley Lake Region-
1043 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected. A period of more
  intense snow bands may cause poor visibility and quickly
  changing road conditions this evening.

* WHERE...Highway 200 Bonner to Greenough, Highway 83 Seeley
  Lake to Condon, and I-90 East Missoula to Bearmouth.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 8 AM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions.
  Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause blowing and
  drifting snow along the Highway 200 Bonner to Greenough and I-
  90 East Missoula to Bearmouth corridors.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ005-261500-
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Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys-
1043 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 AM MST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. A period of intense snow bands
  this evening may cause locally higher amounts, along with
  quickly changing conditions over short distances and poor
  visibility.

* WHERE...Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys.

* WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 8 AM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting
  as high as 40 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting
  snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ006-261500-
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Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains-
1043 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 2 to 5 inches for lower elevations, with 6 to
  11 inches over Lolo and Lost Trail Passes, are expected. A
  period of more intense snow bands may cause poor visibility
  and quickly changing road conditions this evening.

* WHERE...Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 8 AM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting
  as high as 40 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting
  snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ007-261500-
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Butte/Blackfoot Region-
1043 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 AM MST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 1 to 3 inches in the lower elevations, with 2
  to 5 inches over Homestake and Macdonald Passes and near
  Georgetown Lake. A period of more intense snow bands may cause
  poor visibility and quickly changing road conditions later
  this evening and overnight.

* WHERE...Butte, Georgetown Lake, Highway 12 Garrison to
  Elliston, Homestake Pass, and MacDonald Pass.

* WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 8 AM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, significant reductions in visibility are likely.
  Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause blowing and
  drifting snow, especially over MacDonald Pass and along I-90
  between Garrison Junction and Anaconda.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

IDZ008-260700-
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Lower Hells Canyon/Salmon River Region-
943 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow. Total snow accumulations of 1 to
  2 inches in the lower elevations, with 3 to 5 inches over
  Whitebird Grade, are expected.

* WHERE...Lower Hells Canyon/Salmon River Region.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM PST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting
  as high as 40 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting
  snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

IDZ009-010-261800-
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Western Lemhi County-Eastern Lemhi County-
1043 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM MST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with 6 to 8 inches over Lost
  Trail Pass, are expected.

* WHERE...Shoup, Bannock Pass, Highway 28 Tendoy to Lone Pine,
  Highway 93 Lost Trail Pass to Gibbonsville, Lemhi Pass, and
  Salmon.

* WHEN...From 8 PM this evening to 11 AM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting
  as high as 45 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting
  snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

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