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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
827 PM MST MON FEB 19 2018

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1100 PM     HEAVY SNOW       16 NE ISLAND PARK       44.50N 111.13W
02/18/2018  E29.7 INCH       GALLATIN           MT   MESONET

            BLACK BEAR SNOTEL 8150 MSL. 36-HOUR TOTAL.

1100 PM     HEAVY SNOW       6 S WEST YELLOWSTONE    44.58N 111.12W
02/18/2018  E24.0 INCH       GALLATIN           MT   MESONET

            MADISON PLATEAU SNOTEL 7750 MSL. 36-HOUR
            TOTAL.

0716 PM     HEAVY SNOW       17 WSW BYNUM            47.87N 112.63W
02/18/2018  E23.0 INCH       TETON              MT   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER ESTIMATES 23 INCHES NEW SNOW SINCE
            FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON SOUTH FORK OF THE TETON
            RIVER.

0630 AM     HEAVY SNOW       4 SSE BYNUM             47.93N 112.29W
02/19/2018  M20.7 INCH       TETON              MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. THE DURATION OF THE
            HEAVY SNOW EVENT WAS 72 HOURS.

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       EAST GLACIER PARK       48.45N 113.22W
02/18/2018  M18.0 INCH       GLACIER            MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            THE DURATION OF THE HEAVY SNOW EVENT WAS 48
            HOURS.

0500 PM     HEAVY SNOW       6 S WEST YELLOWSTONE    44.58N 111.12W
02/18/2018  E16.0 INCH       GALLATIN           MT   MESONET

            MADISON PLATEAU SNOTEL 7750 MSL. 24-HOUR
            TOTAL.

0600 PM     HEAVY SNOW       7 W FORESTGROVE         47.01N 109.23W
02/18/2018  M14.5 INCH       FERGUS             MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            THE DURATION OF THE HEAVY SNOW EVENT WAS 48
            HOURS.

1100 PM     HEAVY SNOW       4 SW WEST YELLOWSTONE   44.62N 111.15W
02/18/2018  E12.9 INCH       GALLATIN           MT   MESONET

            WHISKEY CREEK SNOTEL 6800 MSL. 36-HOUR
            TOTAL.

0600 PM     HEAVY SNOW       1 WNW CONRAD            48.18N 111.96W
02/19/2018  M12.0 INCH       PONDERA            MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            THE DURATION OF THE HEAVY SNOW EVENT WAS 48
            HOURS.

0630 PM     SNOW             CHOTEAU COOP            47.82N 112.19W
02/19/2018  M12.0 INCH       TETON              MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION COUM8, CHOTEAU COOP.
            THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72 HOURS.

0943 AM     SNOW             5 N CHOTEAU             47.89N 112.18W
02/18/2018  E12.0 INCH       TETON              MT   PUBLIC

            REPORT OVER PAST 36 HOURS. CURRENTLY TRYING
            TO DIG OUT SO THEY CAN FEED THEIR COWS.

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       2 ESE CORBIN            46.37N 112.02W
02/19/2018  M9.2 INCH        JEFFERSON          MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CORRECTS PREVIOUS HEAVY SNOW REPORT FROM 2
            ESE CORBIN. TIZER GARDENS CO-OP. THE
            DURATION OF THE HEAVY SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

0415 PM     HEAVY SNOW       13 ESE BROWNING         48.48N 112.74W
02/18/2018  E9.0 INCH        GLACIER            MT   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ESTIMATED 8 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOWFALL SINCE
            LATE IN THE MORNING ON THE 17TH.

0500 PM     SNOW             CARROT BASIN SNOTEL     44.96N 111.29W
02/19/2018  M9.0 INCH        GALLATIN           MT   MESONET

            MESONET STATION CRRM8, CARROT BASIN SNOTEL.
            THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 48 HOURS.

0500 PM     SNOW             GREAT FALLS NWS COOP    47.46N 111.38W
02/19/2018  M8.5 INCH        CASCADE            MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION TFX, GREAT FALLS NWS
            COOP. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

0131 PM     SNOW             11 S CHECKERBOARD       46.41N 110.54W
02/18/2018  E8.0 INCH        MEAGHER            MT   PUBLIC

            FACEBOOK REPORT.

0615 PM     SNOW             CHOTEAU                 47.81N 112.19W
02/17/2018  M8.0 INCH        TETON              MT   TRAINED SPOTTER

            36 HOUR SNOWFALL TOTAL. SNOW RATE ESTIMATED
            AT 0.5 TO 0.75 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES.

0713 PM     HEAVY SNOW       BOZEMAN                 45.68N 111.04W
02/18/2018  M8.0 INCH        GALLATIN           MT   PUBLIC

            STILL SNOWING. REPORTED VIA TWITTER. THE
            DURATION OF THE HEAVY SNOW EVENT WAS 24
            HOURS.

1245 PM     SNOW             9 WSW FORESTGROVE       46.95N 109.26W
02/17/2018  M8.0 INCH        FERGUS             MT   TRAINED SPOTTER



1143 AM     SNOW             LOMA                    47.94N 110.50W
02/18/2018  E8.0 INCH        CHOUTEAU           MT   PUBLIC

            FACEBOOK REPORT.

0901 AM     SNOW             MARYSVILLE              46.75N 112.31W
02/18/2018  E7.0 INCH        LEWIS AND CLARK    MT   PUBLIC

            4 TO 5 INCHES ON THE FIRST EVENT, WITH 7
            INCHES ON THE CURRENT EVENT. OVER 200 INCHES
            TOTAL THIS SEASON.

0400 PM     HEAVY SNOW       11 W CUT BANK           48.64N 112.57W
02/18/2018  E7.0 INCH        GLACIER            MT   PUBLIC

            NOT SNOWING NOW. THE DURATION OF THE HEAVY
            SNOW EVENT WAS 30 HOURS.

0653 AM     SNOW             LEWISTOWN               47.07N 109.43W
02/18/2018  E7.0 INCH        FERGUS             MT   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL SO FAR. THE DURATION OF
            THE SNOW EVENT WAS 48 HOURS.

0600 PM     SNOW             STANFORD COOP           47.15N 110.22W
02/19/2018  M6.5 INCH        JUDITH BASIN       MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION STNM8, STANFORD COOP.
            THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72 HOURS.

0500 PM     SNOW             DARKHORSE LAKE SNOTEL   45.17N 113.58W
02/19/2018  M5.0 INCH        BEAVERHEAD         MT   MESONET

            MESONET STATION DHLM8, DARKHORSE LAKE
            SNOTEL. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS
            72 HOURS.

0945 AM     SNOW             13 SSE ULM              47.26N 111.40W
02/18/2018  M5.0 INCH        CASCADE            MT   TRAINED SPOTTER

            36 HOUR SNOWFALL REPORT.

0918 AM     SNOW             3 SW CUT BANK           48.61N 112.37W
02/18/2018  M5.0 INCH        GLACIER            MT   ASOS



0935 AM     SNOW             5 E GALLATIN GATEWAY    45.59N 111.09W
02/18/2018  E5.0 INCH        GALLATIN           MT   PUBLIC

            HEAVY SNOW STILL OCCURRING.

0655 AM     SNOW             HAVRE                   48.54N 109.68W
02/18/2018  M4.5 INCH        HILL               MT   TRAINED SPOTTER



0600 PM     SNOW             GRASS RANGE COOP        47.03N 108.80W
02/19/2018  M4.5 INCH        FERGUS             MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION GSSM8, GRASS RANGE
            COOP. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

0700 AM     SNOW             54 SSW DILLON           44.47N 112.98W
02/18/2018  E4.1 INCH        BEAVERHEAD         MT   MESONET

            BEAGLE SPRINGS SNOTEL 8850 MSL. 20-HOUR
            TOTAL.

0854 AM     SNOW             8 SE ULM                47.35N 111.39W
02/18/2018  M4.0 INCH        CASCADE            MT   TRAINED SPOTTER

            2..5 TO 4 INCHES. 0.25 INCHES OF LIQUID.

1100 PM     SNOW             CUT BANK                48.64N 112.33W
02/17/2018  E4.0 INCH        GLACIER            MT   PUBLIC



0400 PM     SNOW             TURNER 11 N COOP        49.00N 108.39W
02/19/2018  M4.0 INCH        BLAINE             MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION TNRM8, TURNER 11 N
            COOP. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

0800 AM     SNOW             GRANT 5SE COOP          44.94N 113.03W
02/19/2018  M3.8 INCH        BEAVERHEAD         MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION GRNM8, GRANT 5SE
            COOP. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

0800 AM     SNOW             FORT BENTON COOP        47.81N 110.67W
02/19/2018  M3.8 INCH        CHOUTEAU           MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION FTBM8, FORT BENTON
            COOP. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

0400 PM     SNOW             BOZEMAN MSU COOP        45.66N 111.05W
02/19/2018  M3.5 INCH        GALLATIN           MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION BZEM8, BOZEMAN MSU
            COOP. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

0500 PM     SNOW             25 WNW ISLAND PARK      44.58N 111.82W
02/18/2018  E3.2 INCH        BEAVERHEAD         MT   MESONET

            LAKEVIEW RIDGE SNOTEL 7400 MSL. 24-HOUR
            TOTAL.

0453 PM     SNOW             HAVRE AP ASOS           48.54N 109.76W
02/19/2018  M3.0 INCH        HILL               MT   ASOS

            ASOS STATION HVR, HAVRE AP ASOS. THE
            DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72 HOURS.

0610 AM     SNOW             CHINOOK                 48.59N 109.23W
02/19/2018  M3.0 INCH        BLAINE             MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL. THE DURATION OF THE
            SNOW EVENT WAS 72 HOURS.

0711 AM     SNOW             20 S RUDYARD            48.28N 110.60W
02/18/2018  M3.0 INCH        CHOUTEAU           MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 24 HOURS.

0900 AM     SNOW             SHELBY                  48.51N 111.86W
02/18/2018  M3.0 INCH        TOOLE              MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 24 HOURS.

0636 AM     SNOW             3 SW CAMERON            45.17N 111.73W
02/19/2018  E3.0 INCH        MADISON            MT   PUBLIC

            FACEBOOK REPORT. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW
            EVENT WAS 24 HOURS.

0700 AM     SNOW             FORT BELKNAP 2 SW       48.46N 108.78W
02/19/2018  M2.8 INCH        BLAINE             MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION BKPM8, FORT BELKNAP 2
            SW. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

0700 AM     SNOW             LOMA 1 WNW COOP         47.94N 110.53W
02/19/2018  M2.6 INCH        CHOUTEAU           MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION LOMM8, LOMA 1 WNW
            COOP. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

0700 AM     SNOW             GOLD BUTTE 7N COOP      48.98N 111.40W
02/19/2018  M2.5 INCH        TOOLE              MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION GNSM8, GOLD BUTTE 7N
            COOP. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.

1000 AM     SNOW             2 NW HELENA COCORAHS    46.62N 112.04W
02/19/2018  M2.5 INCH        LEWIS AND CLARK    MT   COCORAHS

            COCORAHS STATION MT-LC-14, 2 NW HELENA
            COCORAHS. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS
            72 HOURS.

0900 AM     SNOW             1 NE BELGRADE           45.79N 111.16W
02/19/2018  M2.5 INCH        GALLATIN           MT   ASOS

            STORM TOTAL SNOW REPORT FROM BOZEMAN
            YELLOWSTONE AIRPORT. THE DURATION OF THE
            SNOW EVENT WAS 48 HOURS.

1000 AM     SNOW             2 NW HELENA COCORAHS    46.62N 112.04W
02/18/2018  M2.2 INCH        LEWIS AND CLARK    MT   COCORAHS

            COCORAHS STATION MT-LC-14, 2 NW HELENA
            COCORAHS.

0453 PM     SNOW             HELENA AP ASOS          46.61N 111.96W
02/19/2018  M2.1 INCH        LEWIS AND CLARK    MT   ASOS

            ASOS STATION HLN, HELENA AP ASOS. THE
            DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72 HOURS.

0300 PM     SNOW             BOULDER COOP            46.23N 112.11W
02/19/2018  M2.0 INCH        JEFFERSON          MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION BOUM8, BOULDER COOP.
            THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72 HOURS.

0700 AM     SNOW             20 N RUDYARD            48.85N 110.60W
02/18/2018  M2.0 INCH        HILL               MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 24 HOURS.

0900 AM     SNOW             ENNIS COOP              45.34N 111.71W
02/19/2018  M1.5 INCH        MADISON            MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION ENSM8, ENNIS COOP.
            THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72 HOURS.

0700 AM     SNOW             VALENTINE COOP          47.34N 108.50W
02/19/2018  M0.5 INCH        FERGUS             MT   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER STATION VALM8, VALENTINE
            COOP. THE DURATION OF THE SNOW EVENT WAS 72
            HOURS.


&&

THIS IS A SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TOTALS FOR THE STORM
COVERING SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17TH THROUGH MONDAY FEBRUARY 19TH.

$$






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