Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
350 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

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CASCADE-JUDITH BASIN-MEAGHER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...GREAT FALLS...
KINGS HILL PASS...STANFORD...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS
350 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR HEAVY
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY. A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET FOR SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER CENTRAL MONTANA
  EARLY SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY
  AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS WILL CREATE VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE
  MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. NEAR-WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE
  POSSIBLE OVER KINGS HILL PASS SUNDAY.

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

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

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.

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

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

&&

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BEAVERHEAD-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS
350 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES BEFORE
  DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT DUE TO
  REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED IN THE
  VALLEYS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES EXPECTED OVER CHIEF JOSEPH PASS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS MAY CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BIG HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH
  PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CHOTEAU
350 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL FALL OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN
  FRONT AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL BE
  DIFFICULT WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS WILL CREATE VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE
  HALF MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. NEAR-WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CHOTEAU...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

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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EASTERN GLACIER-HILL-CHOUTEAU-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-MADISON-TOOLE-LIBERTY-
EASTERN PONDERA-BLAINE-EASTERN TETON-FERGUS-JEFFERSON-BROADWATER-
GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CUT BANK...HAVRE...
BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN...
MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES...SHELBY...CHESTER...CONRAD...
FAIRFIELD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...BOULDER...
BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...
TOWNSEND...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...
TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE
350 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER CENTRAL MONTANA
  EARLY SUNDAY AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT
  WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS WILL CREATE VISIBILITY LESS THAN
  ONE MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: FAIRFIELD...CHESTER...BATTLE
  RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS... WEST
  YELLOWSTONE...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...BOULDER...
  BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...
  SHELBY...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...CONRAD...HAVRE... CUT
  BANK...TOWNSEND...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN...
  MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
  RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

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