Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
455 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

MTZ002-043-231800-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-140823T1800Z/
WEST GLACIER REGION-POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
455 AM MDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY
ABOVE 6500 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
NOON MDT TODAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR MASS AND PLENTY OF
  MOISTURE WILL COMBINE TO DRIVE THE SNOW LEVEL DOWN TO BETWEEN
  6500 AND 7000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: PERSONS HIKING, TRAVELING, OR RECREATING BETWEEN 5000
  FEET AND 6500 FEET SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR A VERY COLD
  RAIN...WHICH, WHEN COMBINED WITH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AND AIR
  TEMPERATURES IN THE 30S AND 40S, COULD HEIGHTEN HYPOTHERMIA
  CONCERNS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES BETWEEN 6500 FEET AND 7000
  FEET...INCLUDING LOGAN PASS. 2 TO 5 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET.
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF UP TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ON THE
  HIGHEST PEAKS OF THE BOB MARSHALL WILDERNESS.

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