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
230 PM MST Sat Nov 22 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

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

MTZ001-230930-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           18 to 23     26 to 31     20 to 25     26 to 32
Winds(mph)            W 28         W 13         SW 14        SW 10
Precip Chc            50           80           60           40
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr      snow
Liquid Amt            0.05         0.16         0.11         0.06
Snow Amt(in)          1            2-4          1-2          1

Snow Level            2000         2000         2500         2000

$$
MTZ002-009-230930-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           17 to 24     27 to 35     19 to 25     25 to 33
Winds(mph)            W 25         W 12         SW 12        SW 12
Precip Chc            60           70           70           50
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr      snow
Liquid Amt            0.11         0.11         0.11         0.07
Snow Amt(in)          2-3          2            1-2          1

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           13 to 20     23 to 29     16 to 21     22 to 27
Winds(mph)            W 32         W 14         SW 17        W 16
Precip Chc            60           80           80           50
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr      snow
Liquid Amt            0.13         0.12         0.12         0.07
Snow Amt(in)          2-3          2            1-3          1

Snow Level            2000         2000         2500         2500

$$
MTZ004-006-043-230930-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           21 to 28     27 to 35     19 to 26     27 to 34
Winds(mph)            W 26         W 13         SW 14        SW 11
Precip Chc            80           90           80           50
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr      snow
Liquid Amt            0.14         0.17         0.14         0.06
Snow Amt(in)          2-4          3            2-3          1

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           16 to 23     23 to 29     14 to 23     23 to 29
Winds(mph)            W 28         W 18         SW 18        W 13
Precip Chc            80           80           80           50
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr      snow
Liquid Amt            0.21         0.18         0.19         0.08
Snow Amt(in)          4-5          3-4          2-3          1

Snow Level            2500         2500         3000         2500

$$
IDZ006-230930-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON
Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           31 to 36     36 to 40     26 to 33     33 to 37
Winds(mph)            W 17         W 12         SW  8        SW  8
Precip Chc            80           80           70           40
Precip Type           showers      showers      showers      sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.26         0.21         0.22         0.08
Snow Amt(in)          4            3            2-3          1

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON
Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           23 to 30     28 to 35     20 to 26     29 to 34
Winds(mph)            W 25         W 13         SW 14        SW 10
Precip Chc            90           90           80           40
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr      snow
Liquid Amt            0.29         0.25         0.25         0.09
Snow Amt(in)          4-5          4-5          4            1

Snow Level            3000         3000         3000         3000

$$


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