Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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FWUS45 KMSO 281030
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Backcountry Forecast for western Montana and north central Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
330 AM MST Fri Nov 28 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

For the latest information on watches, warnings and advisories, go
to weather.gov/missoula.

MTZ001-282230-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           37 to 43     4 to 20      7 to 23
Winds(mph)            SW 26        SW 27        N 10
Precip Chc            100          100          70
Precip Type           sno/rain     snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.39         0.54         0.16
Snow Amt(in)          2-6          8-10         2-4

Snow Level            5500         4000         500

$$
MTZ002-009-282230-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           35 to 41     -13 to 14    -3 to 23
Winds(mph)            SW 23        S 19         NE 10
Precip Chc            100          100          90
Precip Type           sno/rain     snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.51         0.71         0.26
Snow Amt(in)          5-9          11-14        4-6

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           31 to 38     -15 to 15    -6 to 21
Winds(mph)            SW 26        SW 26        N 11
Precip Chc            100          100          90
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.58         0.76         0.29
Snow Amt(in)          7-10         12-15        5-7

Snow Level            4000         2500         0

$$
MTZ004-006-043-282230-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           38 to 48     20 to 31     22 to 34
Winds(mph)            SW 23        SW 23        NW 13
Precip Chc            90           100          100
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     snow
Liquid Amt            0.25         0.49         0.27
Snow Amt(in)          0-2          4-10         5-7

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           36 to 43     21 to 29     23 to 31
Winds(mph)            SW 24        SW 25        W 16
Precip Chc            90           100          100
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.26         0.43         0.34
Snow Amt(in)          3-4          6-9          7-8

Snow Level            6000         5500         3500

$$
IDZ006-282230-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           39 to 42     31 to 35     32 to 36
Winds(mph)            SW 17        SW 11        W 11
Precip Chc            90           100          100
Precip Type           rain         rain         sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.23         0.51         0.31
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            2-6

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           39 to 42     28 to 32     28 to 33
Winds(mph)            SW 17        S 18         W 13
Precip Chc            90           100          100
Precip Type           rain         sno/rain     snow
Liquid Amt            0.30         0.57         0.34
Snow Amt(in)          0            0-8          7-8

Snow Level            6000         5500         2500

$$



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