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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
314 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014


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NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-
SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MARIAS PASS...FLESHER PASS...
MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...
HOMESTAKE PASS
314 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
MONDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET FOR SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.
  MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND ICY ON TODAY AND
  EARLY MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OVER
  MOUNTAIN PASSES WITH 8 TO 16 INCHES POSSIBLE ABOVE PASS
  LEVEL.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH WILL PEAK EARLY
  SUNDAY THROUGH FAVORED AREAS ALONG THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT.
  VISIBILITIES COULD DROP BELOW 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN BLOWING
  SNOW.

* ELEVATIONS: FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: MARIAS PASS...BOULDER HILL...ELK
  PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...FLESHER PASS... MACDONALD
  PASS...ROGERS 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
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

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

&&

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BEAVERHEAD-CASCADE-MADISON-JUDITH BASIN-BROADWATER-MEAGHER-
GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...MONIDA PASS...KINGS HILL PASS...
RAYNOLDS PASS...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...
WEST YELLOWSTONE
314 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
MONDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET FOR SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE LITTLE
  BELT...BIG BELT...AND ELKHORN MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY MONDAY. MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BECOME SNOW
  COVERED AND ICY ON SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE OVER
  MOUNTAIN PASSES...WITH UP TO 20 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE OVER
  THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 30 MPH COULD REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES BELOW 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN BLOWING SNOW.

* ELEVATIONS: FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN
  PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE... BIG HOLE PASS...
  CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...MONIDA PASS... KINGS HILL PASS...
  RAYNOLDS 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
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

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

&&

$$






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