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
330 AM MST Fri Nov 21 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

For the latest information on watches, warnings and advisories, go
to weather.gov/missoula.

MTZ001-212230-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           30 to 36     27 to 30     28 to 32
Winds(mph)            SW 14        SW 25        W 34
Precip Chc            60           90           80
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.10         0.29         0.24
Snow Amt(in)          1-2          3-5          3

Snow Level            2500         3500         2500

$$
MTZ002-009-212230-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           32 to 39     26 to 31     29 to 36
Winds(mph)            SW 21        SW 24        SW 32
Precip Chc            60           60           90
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.08         0.24         0.34
Snow Amt(in)          1            3-4          5-6

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           28 to 35     24 to 28     25 to 30
Winds(mph)            SW 28        SW 34        W 43
Precip Chc            60           60           100
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.09         0.25         0.38
Snow Amt(in)          1-2          3-4          6

Snow Level            3000         3500         3500

$$
MTZ004-006-043-212230-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           29 to 39     26 to 31     30 to 37
Winds(mph)            SW 12        SW 21        W 32
Precip Chc            40           80           90
Precip Type           sno/fzra     sno/rain     snow
Liquid Amt            0.03         0.24         0.30
Snow Amt(in)          0-1          3-4          4-6

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           30 to 36     25 to 29     27 to 33
Winds(mph)            SW 13        SW 24        W 35
Precip Chc            30           80           100
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.02         0.26         0.38
Snow Amt(in)          0-1          3-5          5-7

Snow Level            3500         4500         4000

$$
IDZ006-212230-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           37 to 39     29 to 33     37 to 42
Winds(mph)            SW  6        SW 10        W 20
Precip Chc            30           100          100
Precip Type           sno/rain     rain         sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.02         0.35         0.42
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0-1

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           33 to 38     26 to 30     29 to 37
Winds(mph)            SW  9        SW 18        W 26
Precip Chc            30           100          100
Precip Type           snow         sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.03         0.41         0.48
Snow Amt(in)          0            4-6          6-7

Snow Level            3500         4500         4000

$$


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