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
330 AM 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.

MTZ001-222230-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           29 to 32     18 to 23     26 to 32
Winds(mph)            W 35         W 28         W 13
Precip Chc            80           40           80
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr
Liquid Amt            0.23         0.05         0.16
Snow Amt(in)          3            1            2-4

Snow Level            2500         2000         2000

$$
MTZ002-009-222230-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           29 to 36     17 to 23     25 to 33
Winds(mph)            SW 35        W 25         W 12
Precip Chc            90           60           70
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr
Liquid Amt            0.36         0.11         0.11
Snow Amt(in)          5-6          2-3          2

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           24 to 31     13 to 19     22 to 28
Winds(mph)            W 43         W 32         W 14
Precip Chc            100          60           80
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr
Liquid Amt            0.40         0.13         0.12
Snow Amt(in)          6-7          2-3          2

Snow Level            3500         2000         2000

$$
MTZ004-006-043-222230-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           30 to 37     21 to 26     27 to 34
Winds(mph)            W 33         W 26         W 13
Precip Chc            90           70           80
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr
Liquid Amt            0.32         0.13         0.17
Snow Amt(in)          4-6          2-4          3

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           28 to 33     15 to 22     22 to 29
Winds(mph)            W 35         W 28         W 18
Precip Chc            100          80           80
Precip Type           sno/shr      sno/shr      sno/shr
Liquid Amt            0.44         0.20         0.18
Snow Amt(in)          6-8          4-5          3-4

Snow Level            4000         2500         2500

$$
IDZ006-222230-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           37 to 42     28 to 33     34 to 37
Winds(mph)            W 20         W 17         W 12
Precip Chc            100          80           80
Precip Type           showers      showers      showers
Liquid Amt            0.44         0.26         0.21
Snow Amt(in)          0-2          4            3

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           29 to 37     22 to 27     28 to 34
Winds(mph)            W 26         W 25         W 13
Precip Chc            100          80           80
Precip Type           showers      sno/shr      sno/shr
Liquid Amt            0.50         0.28         0.25
Snow Amt(in)          6-7          5            4-5

Snow Level            4000         3000         3000

$$



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