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
436 AM MST Wed Nov 22 2017

DISCUSSION:
Special Avalanche Bulletin issued for Flathead Range, Whitefish
Range and Swan Range.
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/total_forecast/getprod.php?prod=XXXSABMSO

Rain chances and near record warm temperatures continue in the
higher terrain through Thursday. Temperatures will generally be
above freezing and into the 40s in the mountains. A few high
valley locations will reach the 50s today and Thursday.

A strong cold front is expected to move through the region later
Thursday and will bring winds over 50 mph and dropping snow
levels to near 4,000 feet by Thursday night with moderate to heavy
snow.


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Elevations above 4,000 FT:

                      Today        Tonight      Thu
Cloud Cover           90%          80%          75%
Hi/Lo Temps           41 to 48     33 to 41     41 to 50
Winds(mph)            SW 14G31     SW 14G41     SW 30G72
Precip Chc            90           60           90
Precip Type           rain         rain         rain
Liquid Amt            0.27         0.23         0.36
Snow Ratio(SLR)       0            0            0
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0

Snow Level            9500         9500         9000

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