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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
434 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014


MTZ009-010-012100-
/O.NEW.KTFX.WW.Y.0043.141002T0600Z-141002T1800Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
LOGAN PASS
434 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL BEGIN AFTER MIDNIGHT THEN END
  BY LATE THURSDAY MORNING. MOST OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE
  BETWEEN 3 AM MDT AND 9 AM MDT. POOR VISIBILITIES WILL HAMPER
  TRAVEL.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE LIKELY.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WILL
  DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT THEN DIMINISH LATE THURSDAY MORNING.
  VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE NEAR OR BELOW ONE MILE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: ROADS ABOVE 5000 FEET WILL BECOME SLIPPERY DUE TO
  SLUSH AND SNOW. IN PARTICULAR THIS INCLUDES THE HUDSON BAY
  DIVIDE. THERE WILL BE A RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA IN THE BACK COUNTRY
  WITH WIND CHILLS FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...LOGAN
  PASS. THIS ADVISORY DOES NOT INCLUDE CUT BANK.

* 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 MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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

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