Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
255 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-262200-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
255 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FOG IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. THE FOG COULD
BECOME LOCALLY DENSE AND CAUSE A DRAMATIC REDUCTION IN VISIBILITY.
LIMITED VISIBILITY IN SPOTS AND SLICK ROADS FROM THE RECENT SNOW
EVENT...COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVELING CONDITIONS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP FROM LIVINGSTON TO NYE FRIDAY
NIGHT. SOME GUSTS COULD EXCEED 50 MPH AND CAUSE DANGEROUS
CROSSWINDS ALONG I-90 FROM BIG TIMBER TO LIVINGSTON.

SNOW AND MUCH COLDER WEATHER WILL ARRIVE SUNDAY AND CONTINUE INTO
THE EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL BE A MUCH COLDER AIR MASS
WITH BELOW-ZERO TEMPERATURES LIKELY BY MONDAY AND TUESDAY. ANYONE
WITH TRAVEL PLANS SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK WILL WANT TO PAY
CLOSE ATTENTION TO LATER FORECASTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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