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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
921 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...LIGHT SNOW SATURDAY FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...

.LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH CENTRAL
MONTANA AS A COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE REGION.

MTZ011>013-047-051-311300-
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0004.150131T1200Z-150201T1200Z/
HILL-CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-BLAINE-FERGUS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...HAVRE...GREAT FALLS...
KINGS HILL PASS...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...CHINOOK...LEWISTOWN...
LEWISTOWN DIVIDE
921 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY
TO 5 AM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
SATURDAY TO 5 AM MST SUNDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE HI-LINE
  EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...THEN SHIFT THROUGH EASTERN PORTIONS OF
  CENTRAL MONTANA THROUGH THE DAY SATURDAY. SNOW WILL TAPER
  EARLY SUNDAY AS DRY AND COLDER AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED OVER THE PLAINS...WITH 2 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER
  AND ADJACENT TO THE BEARS PAW...HIGHWOOD...LITTLE BELT...AND
  BIG SNOWY MOUNTAINS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: DUE TO RECENT MILD TEMPERATURES...SNOW MAY
  INITIALLY MELT ON AREA ROADS. ICY AND SNOW-COVERED ROADS
  COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AS TEMPERATURES
  FALL DURING THE DAY SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: HAVRE...GREAT FALLS...KINGS HILL
  PASS...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...CHINOOK...LEWISTOWN...
  LEWISTOWN DIVIDE.

* 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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