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 Wed Nov 26 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

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

MTZ001-262230-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           34 to 39     33 to 36     36 to 41
Winds(mph)            SW 21        SW 21        SW 27
Precip Chc            100          70           70
Precip Type           snow         sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.25         0.15         0.18
Snow Amt(in)          2            0-2          0-2

Snow Level            3500         6000         6000

$$
MTZ002-009-262230-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           30 to 39     28 to 35     34 to 41
Winds(mph)            SW 17        SW 20        SW 29
Precip Chc            100          80           80
Precip Type           snow         sno/rain     rain
Liquid Amt            0.48         0.21         0.29
Snow Amt(in)          4-5          0-3          0

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           26 to 36     25 to 33     30 to 38
Winds(mph)            SW 25        SW 32        SW 43
Precip Chc            100          80           80
Precip Type           snow         sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.53         0.22         0.31
Snow Amt(in)          5-6          3-4          3-5

Snow Level            2500         6000         6000

$$
MTZ004-006-043-262230-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           36 to 42     29 to 36     37 to 43
Winds(mph)            SW 23        SW 19        SW 24
Precip Chc            100          50           50
Precip Type           sno/rain     rain         rain
Liquid Amt            0.17         0.04         0.09
Snow Amt(in)          1            0            0

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           35 to 39     28 to 35     35 to 41
Winds(mph)            SW 25        SW 21        SW 27
Precip Chc            80           30           40
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.12         0.02         0.07
Snow Amt(in)          1            0            0-1

Snow Level            5500         7000         7000

$$
IDZ006-262230-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           39 to 40     31 to 34     40 to 42
Winds(mph)            SW 13        SW 10        SW 14
Precip Chc            90           40           50
Precip Type           rain         rain         rain
Liquid Amt            0.12         0.02         0.12
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           36 to 39     31 to 33     38 to 41
Winds(mph)            SW 18        SW 16        SW 21
Precip Chc            90           40           50
Precip Type           rain         rain         rain
Liquid Amt            0.14         0.02         0.13
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0

Snow Level            6000         6500         7000

$$


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