Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1149 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

IDZ009-010-MTZ006-007-281800-
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WESTERN LEMHI COUNTY-EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
1149 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 AM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WIND CHILLS...SNOW...AND BLOWING
SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST
SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING WILL CAUSE SLIPPERY
  ROADS...ESPECIALLY NEAR HOMESTAKE PASS AND DIVIDE. LOW WIND
  CHILLS WILL LEAD TO RAW CONDITIONS FOR PEOPLE AND ANIMALS
  OVERNIGHT.

* WIND CHILLS: -20 TO 0 OVERNIGHT...COLDEST ALONG VALLEYS NEAR
  THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO AN INCH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...SHOUP...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28
  TENDOY TO LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO
  GIBBONSVILLE...LEMHI PASS...SALMON...HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO LOST
  TRAIL PASS...LOLO PASS...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY 12
  GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE PASS...MACDONALD PASS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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MTZ002-043-281800-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WC.Y.0003.150228T0300Z-150228T1800Z/
WEST GLACIER REGION-POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
1149 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM MST
SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: NEGATIVE SINGLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES COMBINED
  WITH NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CAUSE RAW CONDITIONS FOR PEOPLE AND
  ANIMALS OUTSIDE TONIGHT.

* WIND CHILL VALUES: -20 TO 0...COLDEST ALONG VALLEYS NEAR THE
  CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BAD ROCK CANYON...ESSEX...HIGHWAY
  83 BIGFORK TO SWAN LAKE...MARIAS PASS...POLEBRIDGE...HIGHWAY
  200 BONNER TO GREENOUGH...HIGHWAY 83 SEELEY LAKE TO CONDON...I-
   90 EAST MISSOULA TO BEARMOUTH

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$



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