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
427 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

DISCUSSION:
An easterly pressure gradient will remain over the Northern
Rockies this morning causing gusty winds. The gradient appears to
relax this afternoon and evening. A subtle disturbance is expected
to drift into north central Idaho this morning causing light snow
across portions of Clearwater and Idaho counties. These snow
showers are also expected to decrease during the afternoon. The
region will remain under northwesterly flow tonight through
Wednesday. Another subtle feature appears to drop out of Canada on
Tuesday which could cause widespread light snow.

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Elevations above 4,000 FT:

                      Today        Tonight      Tue
Cloud Cover           70%          55%          40%
Hi/Lo Temps           0 to 14      -21 to -5    6 to 17
Winds(mph)            NE  8G23     N  4         SW  4
Precip Chc            0            0            0
Precip Type           snow         none         snow
Liquid Amt            0.00         0.00         0.00
Snow Ratio(SLR)       24:1         0            23:1
Snow Amt(in)          0-1          0            0

Snow Level            0            0            0

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