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
230 PM MST Thu Nov 20 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

For the latest information on watches, warnings and advisories, go
to weather.gov/missoula.

MTZ001-210930-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           21 to 26     28 to 33     26 to 30     28 to 32
Winds(mph)            SW 12        SW 23        SW 25        W 33
Precip Chc            60           60           90           90
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.06         0.10         0.31         0.25
Snow Amt(in)          1            1-2          3-6          3-4

Snow Level            2000         2500         3500         2500

$$
MTZ002-009-210930-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           19 to 25     27 to 35     25 to 29     29 to 36
Winds(mph)            SW 24        SW 24        SW 24        SW 33
Precip Chc            50           60           60           90
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.06         0.08         0.24         0.32
Snow Amt(in)          1            1            3-4          5-6

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           19 to 23     25 to 29     20 to 25     24 to 30
Winds(mph)            SW 28        SW 37        SW 34        W 46
Precip Chc            50           60           60           100
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.06         0.09         0.25         0.35
Snow Amt(in)          1            1-2          3-4          5-6

Snow Level            2000         2500         3500         3500

$$
MTZ004-006-043-210930-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           19 to 27     29 to 37     26 to 30     30 to 37
Winds(mph)            SW 11        SW 17        SW 21        W 29
Precip Chc            50           40           80           90
Precip Type           sno/fzra     sno/fzra     sno/rain     snow
Liquid Amt            0.03         0.03         0.23         0.29
Snow Amt(in)          0-1          0-1          3-4          4-5

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           19 to 25     27 to 32     24 to 28     26 to 33
Winds(mph)            W 13         SW 19        SW 24        W 34
Precip Chc            40           20           80           100
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.02         0.01         0.26         0.34
Snow Amt(in)          0-1          0-1          3-5          5-7

Snow Level            4000         3500         4500         4000

$$
IDZ006-210930-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           24 to 26     37 to 42     29 to 34     37 to 42
Winds(mph)            SW  6        SW 10        SW 10        W 19
Precip Chc            40           30           90           90
Precip Type           sno/fzra     sno/fzra     rain         showers
Liquid Amt            0.02         0.03         0.36         0.38
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0            0-2

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           23 to 26     30 to 37     27 to 30     29 to 37
Winds(mph)            SW  8        SW 11        SW 18        W 25
Precip Chc            40           40           100          100
Precip Type           sno/fzra     sno/fzra     sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.03         0.03         0.41         0.42
Snow Amt(in)          0-1          0            5-6          5-6

Snow Level            3500         3500         4500         4000

$$


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