Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
922 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

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Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-
922 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Heavy, wet snow will make outdoor activities
  difficult. Avalanche danger may increase.

* TIMING...The heaviest snowfall will be early this morning, with
  the snow becoming lighter by noon.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...Additional snowfall of 2 to 4
  inches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means a significant amount of snow is
expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will
make travel very hazardous or impossible.

&&

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WYZ098-260000-
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Northeast Bighorn Mountains-
922 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Heavy, wet snow is making travel conditions difficult
  due to poor visibility and snow packed roads. This includes
  Highway 14 through Burgess Junction. Power outages are possible.


* TIMING...Snow, heavy at times this morning, will taper off by
  afternoon.

* SNOW TOTALS...Reports indicate 8-12 inches of snow has already
  fallen.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...Additional snowfall of 2 to 4
  inches. Locally higher amounts possible along the northeast
  facing slopes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory can be issued for a variety of winter
weather conditions such as light snow...blowing snow...sleet...
freezing rain...and extreme wind chills.

&&

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MTZ036>038-058-WYZ099-260000-
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Powder River-Carter-Southern Big Horn-Southern Rosebud-
Sheridan Foothills-
922 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Heavy, wet snow is making travel conditions difficult
  due to poor visibility and snow covered roads. Downed tree
  branches and power outages are possible. Young livestock may be
  at risk.


* TIMING...Wet snow will continue today and be heavy at times this
  morning. Later this morning, the heaviest snow will begin to
  transition from the Bighorn foothills into Powder River and
  Carter counties.

* SNOW TOTALS...Reports indicate 6-8 inches of snow has already fallen
  in the Sheridan area, with close to a foot in Story.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 to 4 inches, with heavier amounts
  possible on ridges and higher hills. Highest snow totals will
  occur south of Crow Agency, Lame Deer, Broadus, Ekalaka and
  along the foothills of the Bighorn mountains.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory can be issued for a variety of winter
weather conditions such as light snow...blowing snow...sleet...
freezing rain...and extreme wind chills.

&&

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