Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
447 PM MST SAT DEC 10 2016


MTZ011>013-047>051-110100-
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HILL-CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-BLAINE-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
EASTERN TETON-JUDITH BASIN-FERGUS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...HAVRE...GREAT FALLS...
KINGS HILL PASS...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...CHINOOK...CHOTEAU...
FAIRFIELD...STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE
447 PM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL MONTANA AND PARTS
OF THE HILINE WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 5 PM. THE WEATHER
SYSTEM THAT BROUGHT THE SNOW EARLIER TODAY IS NOW HEADED INTO
EASTERN MONTANA. A FEW LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES UNTIL AROUND 6 PM BUT ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL
WILL BE JUST A TRACE TO A FEW TENTHS OF AN INCH.

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MTZ008-014-015-052>055-110300-
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BEAVERHEAD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-MADISON-JEFFERSON-
BROADWATER-MEAGHER-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...FLESHER PASS...
HELENA...LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...ENNIS...
NORRIS HILL...RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES...BOULDER...
BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...
TOWNSEND...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...
BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE
447 PM MST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...
  BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...
  BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...
  WHITEHALL...BIG HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...
  MONIDA PASS...TOWNSEND...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN...
  MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...RAYNOLDS
  PASS...TWIN BRIDGES.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL LINGER THROUGH THE LATE
  AFTERNOON HOURS...THEN START TO DIMINISH EARLY THIS EVENING.
  SLICK ROADS MAY BE POSSIBLE AS A RESULT OF SNOWFALL...AND
  COULD LINGER A FEW HOURS AFTER SNOW ENDS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 1 INCH.

* IMPACTS...IN ADDITION TO REDUCED VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF
  SNOWFALL...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW-PACKED AND SLIPPERY. WITH
  WARMING CONDITIONS AND FRESH SNOW...CONSIDERABLE AVALANCHE
  DANGER IS ALSO POSSIBLE TO BACKCOUNTRY ENTHUSIASTS.

* WEB PAGE: TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD
  PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS
  TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

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