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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
236 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014


IDZ005-MTZ004-011200-
/O.EXA.KMSO.WS.A.0007.141102T0000Z-141103T0000Z/
NORTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-LOWER CLARK FORK REGION-
236 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 4500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT
  TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. HUNTERS AND THOSE IN THE
  BACKCOUNTRY WILL EXPERIENCE RAW WINTER CONDITIONS. TIMING FOR
  THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS LATE SATURDAY
  THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4-8 INCHES ABOVE 4500 FEET...LOCALLY MORE IN
  THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...LOOKOUT PASS...EVARO HILL

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

IDZ006-009-010-MTZ002-006-007-043-011200-
/O.CON.KMSO.WS.A.0007.141102T0000Z-141103T0000Z/
SOUTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-WESTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-WEST GLACIER REGION-
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
236 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 4500 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT
  TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. HIGH ELEVATION VALLEYS IN
  SOUTHWEST MONTANA MAY ALSO RECEIVE ACCUMULATING SNOW IMPACTING
  TRAVEL. HUNTERS AND THOSE IN THE BACKCOUNTRY WILL EXPERIENCE RAW
  WINTER CONDITIONS. TIMING FOR THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL
  ACCUMULATIONS IS LATE SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4-8 INCHES ABOVE 4500 FEET...LOCALLY MORE
  IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...DIXIE...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28
  TENDOY TO LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO
  GIBBONSVILLE...LEMHI PASS...MARIAS PASS...HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO
  LOST TRAIL PASS...LOLO PASS...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...
  HIGHWAY 12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...MACDONALD PASS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$


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