Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Granite Park Snow Survey
National Weather Service Missoula MT
757 AM MST Tue Feb 28 2017

Forecast is based on incident time of 2000 MST on February 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...An active weather pattern will continue to impact
Glacier Park over the next several days. The first disturbance is
still making its way through the area causing periods of moderate
to heavy snow this morning. The precipitation will become off/on
showers in the afternoon. These showers will persist through the
evening. A second disturbance will impact the region late tonight
and through Wednesday. This disturbance should bring a significant
amount of snow. Also the winds will be steadily increasing over
the next 24 hours with gusts potentially reaching 50 mph by
Wednesday morning. The winds and precipitation should decrease
some Wednesday night into Thursday. Several more disturbance will
impact the Glacier park region on Friday through the weekend.

.TODAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow in the morning, then snow
  showers likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....15-20.
* Chance of Precip....100 percent becoming 70 percent in the
  afternoon.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable up to 8 mph becoming West 7-17
  with gusts up to 30 mph by early afternoon.
* Precip Amount.......0.18 inches.
* Snow Amount.........2-4 inches in the morning, 1-2 inches in the
  afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Blowing snow. Snow showers.
* Min Temperature.....14-19.
* Chance of Precip....70 percent becoming 100 percent after
  midnight.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 15-25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
  after midnight.
* Precip Amount.......0.18 inches.
* Snow Amount.........1-2 inches in the evening, 2-4 inches after
  midnight

.WEDNESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Areas of blowing snow. Snow.
* Max Temperature.....21-26.
* Chance of Precip....100 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 18-25 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.28 inches.
* Snow Amount.........4-6 inches in the morning, 2-4 inches in the
  afternoon.

$$
FORECASTER...Smith

REQUESTED BY...Brad Blickhan
TYPE OF REQUEST...OTHER
.TAG 1703064.0/MSO



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