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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
241 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

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BEAVERHEAD-MADISON-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...
BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE
241 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST MONDAY FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST MONDAY
FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...
  TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...BIG HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH
  PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...RAYNOLDS
  PASS...TWIN BRIDGES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS...WITH AN
  ADDITIONAL 2 TO 6 INCHES IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...INCLUDING
  THE WEST YELLOWSTONE AREA.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AT
  TIMES THROUGH MONDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WHERE
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THOSE WITH BACKCOUNTRY
  INTERESTS SHOULD ALSO PREPARE FOR WINTER CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
LOGAN PASS...CHOTEAU
241 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CHOTEAU...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...LOGAN PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT... THEN GRADUALLY TAPER OFF ON MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY...WITH NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS
  POSSIBLE AT TIMES TODAY. THOSE WITH BACKCOUNTRY INTERESTS
  SHOULD ALSO PREPARE FOR WINTER CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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CASCADE-JUDITH BASIN-MEAGHER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...GREAT FALLS...
KINGS HILL PASS...STANFORD...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS
241 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...STANFORD...GREAT FALLS...
  KINGS HILL PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...AND 3
  TO 7 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING KINGS HILL PASS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...THEN
  BECOME STEADIER AND HEAVIER TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL BEGIN TO
  TAPER OFF ON MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY. IN ADDITION...SNOW SHOWERS
  THIS AFTERNOON WILL CREATE RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS DUE TO
  BRIEF BURSTS OF HEAVIER SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-JEFFERSON-BROADWATER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...
LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...
ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...TOWNSEND
241 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE
  PASS...WHITEHALL...TOWNSEND...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...
  LINCOLN... MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS...AND
  3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...SNOW IS UNDERWAY AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SNOW WILL
  GRADUALLY REACH THE VALLEY FLOORS BY TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AT
  TIMES THROUGH MONDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WHERE
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THOSE WITH BACKCOUNTRY
  INTERESTS SHOULD ALSO PREPARE FOR WINTER CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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EASTERN GLACIER-TOOLE-EASTERN PONDERA-EASTERN TETON-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CUT BANK...SHELBY...CONRAD...
FAIRFIELD
241 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...FAIRFIELD...SHELBY...CONRAD...CUT BANK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON WILL GIVE
  WAY TO STEADIER SNOW THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL
  GRADUALLY TAPER OFF ON MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY. IN ADDITION...SNOW SHOWERS
  THIS AFTERNOON WILL CREATE RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS DUE TO
  BRIEF BURSTS OF HEAVIER SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ013-051-051200-
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CHOUTEAU-FERGUS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...
LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE
241 PM MST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...BIG SANDY...FORT
  BENTON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...THEN
  BECOME STEADIER AND HEAVIER TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL BEGIN TO
  TAPER OFF ON MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY. IN ADDITION...SNOW SHOWERS
  THIS AFTERNOON WILL CREATE RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS DUE TO
  BRIEF BURSTS OF HEAVIER SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MARTIN



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