Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
242 PM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

MTZ009-048-260700-
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Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Southern Rocky Mountain Front-
Including the following locations Logan Pass, Marias Pass,
Browning, Heart Butte, Bynum, Choteau, and Augusta
242 PM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph
  will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
  drifting of the snow is likely. Additional snow accumulations
  of 2 to 4 inches, with localized amounts up to 7 inches, are
  expected.

* WHERE...Northern Rocky Mountain Front and Southern Rocky
  Mountain Front.

* WHEN...Until midnight MST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very dangerous to
  impossible. Power outages are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you.  If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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MTZ014-260700-
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Central and Southern Lewis and Clark-
Including the following locations Lincoln, MacDonald Pass,
and Rogers Pass
242 PM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1
  to 3 inches, with localized amounts up to 5 inches, are expected
  in the mountains. Wind gusts to 45 mph will create significant
  drifting of snow in open areas.

* WHERE...Central and Southern Lewis and Clark. This advisory does
  not include the Helena Valley, where lighter winds and warmer
  temperatures are limiting the impact of blowing and drifting
  snow and little or no snow is expected.

* WHEN...Until midnight MST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely with significant
  drifting of snow in open and exposed areas. Winds gusting as
  high as 45 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

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MTZ010>013-044>047-049>051-260700-
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0079.000000T0000Z-180226T0700Z/
Eastern Glacier-Hill-Cascade-Chouteau-Toole-Liberty-
Eastern Pondera-Blaine-Eastern Teton-Judith Basin-Fergus-
Including the following locations Cut Bank, Havre, Rocky Boy,
Rudyard, Great Falls, Cascade, Belt, Kings Hill Pass,
Fort Benton, Carter, Big Sandy, Shelby, Sunburst, Chester,
Whitlash, Brady, Conrad, Chinook, Harlem, Hays, Fairfield,
Dutton, Raynesford, Stanford, Hobson, Lewistown, Winifred,
Lewistown Divide, and Grass Range
242 PM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Blowing and drifting snow. Winds gusting as high as 50
  mph will cause areas of significant drifting. Light snow
  showers later tonight could bring localized accumulations of up
  to one inch.

* WHERE...Portions of central and north central Montana.

* WHEN...Until midnight MST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting as
  high as 50 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.
  Road surfaces that became wet and slushy earlier today will
  likely become icy this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ008-015-055-260700-
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0079.180226T0100Z-180227T0100Z/
Beaverhead-Madison-Gallatin-
Including the following locations Big Hole Pass, Wisdom, Dillon,
Chief Joseph Pass, Monida Pass, Wise River, Ennis, Norris Hill,
Raynolds Pass, Twin Bridges, Virginia City, Bozeman,
West Yellowstone, Battle Ridge Pass, Bozeman Pass,
and Targhee Pass
242 PM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Snow showers will
  increase in coverage tonight with accumulations of 1 to 3 inches
  expected. Localized amounts up to 9 inches are possible near the
  Idaho border.

* WHERE...Beaverhead, Madison and Gallatin.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, significant reductions in visibility are likely. Winds
  gusting as high as 40 mph on ridgetops and passes will cause
  widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

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