Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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FWUS45 KMSO 282130
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Backcountry Forecast for western Montana and north central Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
230 PM MST Fri Nov 28 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

For the latest information on watches, warnings and advisories, go
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MTZ001-290930-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        Clear
Hi/Lo Temps           4 to 24      7 to 26      -8 to 1      8 to 14
Winds(mph)            SW 27        N 14         N  9         SE  5
Precip Chc            100          70           0            0
Precip Type           sno/rain     snow         none         none
Liquid Amt            0.59         0.16         0.00         0.00
Snow Amt(in)          7-10         3-4          0            0

Snow Level            4000         0            0            500

$$
MTZ002-009-290930-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Hi/Lo Temps           -14 to 18    -6 to 23     -20 to -6    6 to 16
Winds(mph)            S 19         NE 14        NE  8        SW 11
Precip Chc            100          90           20           0
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow         none
Liquid Amt            0.71         0.24         0.01         0.00
Snow Amt(in)          13-16        4-6          0            0

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Hi/Lo Temps           -16 to 17    -9 to 21     -17 to -5    4 to 13
Winds(mph)            SW 27        N 18         N  8         SW 12
Precip Chc            100          90           20           0
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow         none
Liquid Amt            0.76         0.29         0.01         0.00
Snow Amt(in)          13-18        5-7          0            0

Snow Level            2000         0            0            500

$$
MTZ004-006-043-290930-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Hi/Lo Temps           21 to 32     24 to 36     0 to 8       13 to 19
Winds(mph)            SW 23        W 18         N 17         SE  5
Precip Chc            100          100          40           0
Precip Type           sno/rain     snow         snow         none
Liquid Amt            0.50         0.26         0.02         0.00
Snow Amt(in)          3-7          4-6          0-1          0

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MClear
Hi/Lo Temps           20 to 30     25 to 31     0 to 8       12 to 17
Winds(mph)            SW 25        W 20         NW 16        S  4
Precip Chc            100          100          70           0
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow         none
Liquid Amt            0.44         0.36         0.04         0.00
Snow Amt(in)          4-7          6-8          1            0

Snow Level            5500         3000         500          500

$$
IDZ006-290930-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Hi/Lo Temps           32 to 36     32 to 37     10 to 19     23 to 29
Winds(mph)            SW 11        W 13         W  8         S  2
Precip Chc            100          100          40           0
Precip Type           rain         sno/rain     snow         none
Liquid Amt            0.55         0.28         0.03         0.00
Snow Amt(in)          0            2-5          0-1          0

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Hi/Lo Temps           23 to 32     28 to 33     7 to 13      18 to 23
Winds(mph)            S 18         W 16         W  9         S  3
Precip Chc            100          100          40           0
Precip Type           sno/rain     snow         snow         none
Liquid Amt            0.65         0.34         0.02         0.00
Snow Amt(in)          3-6          6-7          0-1          0

Snow Level            5000         2000         0            500

$$


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