Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
736 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

MTZ009-010-014-048-281200-
/O.CON.KTFX.WS.A.0012.141129T0000Z-141130T0600Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-
SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CUT BANK...FLESHER PASS...LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...
ROGERS PASS...CHOTEAU
736 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS INTO
  NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL DEVELOP
  AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES BY SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING
  OFF FROM NORTH TO SOUTH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT
  ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET. 10 TO 20 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE
  ABOVE 6000 FEET. THE HEAVIEST RATE OF SNOWFALL SHOULD OCCUR
  OVERNIGHT FRIDAY.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: NORTH WINDS OF 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
  ARE POSSIBLE WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE.

* TEMPERATURES: TEMPERATURES FALL FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY TO
  AROUND ZERO TO 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES
  COULD DROP TO 20 BELOW ZERO OR WORSE BY SATURDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CUT BANK...CHOTEAU...FLESHER
  PASS...LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS... BROWNING...
  MARIAS PASS

* NOTE: THIS WINTER STORM WATCH DOES NOT INCLUDE THE HELENA
  VALLEY.

* 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 STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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