Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
345 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

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NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CHOTEAU
345 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE OVER NORTH
  CENTRAL SATURDAY AFTERNOON. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT WITH
  REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT LOWER
  ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS WILL CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CHOTEAU...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS.

* 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 WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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

&&

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EASTERN GLACIER-CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-TOOLE-EASTERN PONDERA-
EASTERN TETON-JUDITH BASIN-FERGUS-MEAGHER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CUT BANK...GREAT FALLS...
KINGS HILL PASS...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN...
MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...SHELBY...CONRAD...FAIRFIELD...
STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS
345 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
6 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE OVER NORTH
  CENTRAL AND CENTRAL MONTANA SATURDAY AFTERNOON. TRAVEL WILL BE
  DIFFICULT DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT LOWER
  ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS WILL CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: FAIRFIELD...WHITE SULPHUR
  SPRINGS...STANFORD...LEWISTOWN... LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...
  SHELBY...CONRAD...CUT BANK... GREAT FALLS...KINGS HILL
  PASS...FLESHER PASS...HELENA... LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...
  ROGERS PASS.

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

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

&&

$$

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BEAVERHEAD-MADISON-JEFFERSON-BROADWATER-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES...BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...
ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...TOWNSEND...
BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...
WEST YELLOWSTONE
345 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM MST MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE OVER
  SOUTHWEST MONTANA SATURDAY EVENING. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT
  DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED IN THE
  VALLEYS WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS MAY CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...
  BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...BOULDER...
  BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...
  TOWNSEND...BIG HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...
  MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...RAYNOLDS PASS... TWIN
  BRIDGES

* 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 AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITY WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$






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