Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Missoula MT
454 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

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Flathead/Mission Valleys-
454 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS DOWNGRADED...

* WHAT...Snow and gusty winds occurring. Additional snow
  accumulations of 1 to 4 inches. Gusty north winds will continue,
  resulting in periods of blowing and drifting snow and poor
  visibility. Bitterly cold temperatures and wind will keep roads
  icy or snow packed. Travel may be hazardous.

* WHERE...Flathead Lake, Flathead Valley, Mission Valley, and
  Polson.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, this morning to 5 PM MST
  this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause areas
  of blowing and drifting snow. Be prepared for reduced
  visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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Northern Clearwater Mountains-Southern Clearwater Mountains-
354 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 4 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches for elevations above 3000 feet. 1 to 2 inches below 3000
  feet.

* WHERE...Elk River, Highway 11 Pierce to Headquarters, Pierce,
  Dixie, Elk City, and Highway 12 Lowell to Lolo Pass.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 4 PM PST this
  afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Tree branches
  could fall. 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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Lower Clark Fork Region-
454 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches, with up to 8 inches possible over Lookout Pass, are
  expected. Gusty north and east winds will cause periods of
  blowing and drifting snow and poor visibility. Bitterly cold
  temperatures and wind will keep roads icy or snow packed. Travel
  may be hazardous.

* WHERE...Evaro Hill, Highway 200 Thompson Falls to Plains,
  Highway 200 Trout Creek to Heron, and I-90 Lookout Pass to
  Haugan.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, this morning to 5 PM MST
  this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause areas
  of blowing and drifting snow. Be prepared for reduced
  visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ001-190000-
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Kootenai/Cabinet Region-
454 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 4
  inches are expected. Gusty north and east winds will cause
  blowing and drifting snow and poor visibility. Bitterly cold
  temperatures and wind will keep roads icy or snow packed.

* WHERE...Highway 2 Kalispell to Libby, Highway 37 Eureka to
  Libby, Highway 56 Bull Lake Road, and Highway 93 Eureka to
  Whitefish.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, this morning to 5 PM MST
  this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult. Winds
  gusting as high as 35 mph will cause areas of blowing and
  drifting snow. Trees branches may fall. The cold wind chills as
  low as 20 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as
  little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ002-190000-
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West Glacier Region-
454 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 4
  inches are expected, locally higher for terrain. Gusty north and
  east winds will cause blowing and drifting snow and poor
  visibility. Bitterly cold temperatures and wind will keep roads
  icy or snow packed.

* WHERE...Bad Rock Canyon, Essex, Highway 83 Bigfork to Swan
  Lake, Marias Pass, and Polebridge.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, this morning to 5 PM MST
  this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible. Tree branches could fall. Winds gusting as high as
  50 mph will cause widespread blowing and drifting snow. Wind
  chills as low as 30 below zero could cause frostbite on
  exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. Be prepared for
  reduced visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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Butte/Blackfoot Region-Potomac/Seeley Lake Region-
454 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow occurring. Additional snow
  accumulations of 2 to 5 inches expected. Gusty north and
  east winds will cause blowing and drifting snow and poor
  visibility. Bitterly cold temperatures and wind will keep roads
  icy or snow packed.

* WHERE...Butte, Georgetown Lake, Highway 12 Garrison to
  Elliston, Homestake Pass, and MacDonald Pass.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, this morning to 5 PM MST
  this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Tree branches
  could fall. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause areas
  of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains-
454 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches, including over Lolo Pass and Lost Trail Pass. Gusty
  north and east winds cause blowing and drifting snow and poor
  visibility. Bitterly cold temperatures and wind will keep roads
  icy or snow packed.

* WHERE...Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, this morning to 5 PM MST
  this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MTZ005-190000-
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Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys-
454 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 4
  inches expected. Gusty north and east winds will increase this
  morning, which will cause periods of blowing and drifting snow
  and poor visibility. Bitterly cold temperatures and wind will
  keep roads icy or snow packed.

* WHERE...Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, this morning to 5 PM MST
  this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible. Tree branches could fall. Winds gusting 30 to 40
  mph will cause widespread blowing and drifting snow and very
  icy conditions. Wind chills of 10 below zero could cause
  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes during
  Sunday. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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Western Lemhi County-Eastern Lemhi County-
454 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow occurring. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 5
  inches, including Williams Creek and Lost Trail Pass, are
  expected.

* WHERE...Shoup, Bannock Pass, Highway 28 Tendoy to Lone Pine,
  Highway 93 Lost Trail Pass to Gibbonsville, Lemhi Pass, and
  Salmon.

* WHEN...From 5 PM Saturday to 5 PM MST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Tree branches
  could fall. 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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