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
210 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...PERIODS OF SNOW OVER SOME MOUNTAIN PASSES TONIGHT...

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Northern Rocky Mountain Front-
210 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON MDT THURSDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory For elevations above 5000 feet for snow, which
is in effect from 9 PM this evening to noon MDT Thursday.

* Locations: Logan Pass and Marias Pass.

* Timing: Showers will become widespread this evening and continue
  through Thursday morning before diminishing. Periods of snow are
  likely to affect higher elevations with some slushy
  accumulation on road surfaces later tonight into Thursday
  morning.

* Accumulations: Snow accumulation of 1 to 4 inches at elevations
  above 5000 feet.

* Winds: West 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Visibilities: Less than one mile at times.

* Hazard Elevation: For elevations above 5000 feet.

* Snow Level: 5000 feet lowering to the plains by thursday morning.

* Impacts: Reduced visibility and potentially slick and slushy
  road surfaces over mountain passes.

* Web Page: To see a graphical representation of this hazard,
  please visit our web page and click on the detailed hazards
  under the Current Hazards menu.


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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Madison-Gallatin-
210 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON MDT THURSDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory For elevations above 6000 feet for snow, which
is in effect from 9 PM this evening to noon MDT Thursday.

* Locations: Raynolds Pass, Battle Ridge Pass, Targhee Pass, and
  West Yellowstone.

* Timing: Showers will become widespread this evening and continue
  through Thursday morning before diminishing. Periods of snow are
  likely to affect higher elevations with some slushy
  accumulation on road surfaces later tonight into Thursday
  morning.

* Accumulations: Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches at elevations
  above 6000 feet.

* Winds: West 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Visibilities: Less than one mile at times.

* Hazard Elevation: For elevations above 6000 feet.

* Snow Level: 6500 feet lowering to 4500 feet.

* Impacts: Reduced visibility and potentially slick and slushy
  road surfaces over mountain passes.

* Web Page: To see a graphical representation of this hazard,
  please visit our web page and click on the detailed hazards
  under the Current Hazards menu.

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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Cascade-Judith Basin-Meagher-
210 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON MDT THURSDAY FOR THE LITTLE BELT MOUNTAINS IN CENTRAL
MONTANA INCLUDING KINGS HILL PASS...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory For the Little Belt Mountains in central Montana
including Kings Hill Pass for snow, which is in effect from 9 PM
this evening to noon MDT Thursday.

* Locations: Kings Hill Pass.

* Timing: Showers will become widespread this evening and continue
  through Thursday morning before diminishing. Periods of snow are
  likely to affect higher elevations with some slushy
  accumulation on road surfaces later tonight into Thursday
  morning.

* Accumulations: Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches above 5000
  feet.

* Winds: West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Visibilities: Less than one mile at times.

* Snow Level: 6000 feet lowering to 4500 feet.

* Impacts: Reduced visibility and potentially slick and slushy
  road surfaces over mountain passes.

* Web Page: To see a graphical representation of this hazard,
  please visit our web page and click on the detailed hazards
  under the Current Hazards menu.

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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