Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Backcountry Forecast for western Montana and north central Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
336 AM MST Thu Jan 19 2017

DISCUSSION: This morning, light freezing rain and snow are
expected to continue through the morning hours. Temperatures are
already in the 30s and 40s for the slopes and will remain
relatively warm throughout the day. A colder air mass will make
its way through the northern Rockies late today and precipitation
will taper off overnight.


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Elevations above 4,000 FT:

                      Today        Tonight      Fri
Cloud Cover           90%          80%          60%
Hi/Lo Temps           30 to 39     15 to 23     25 to 32
Winds(mph)            SW  9G28     SW  8G23     S  5
Precip Chc            60           50           0
Precip Type           fzra         sno/shr      sno/shr
Liquid Amt            0.07         0.04         0.00
Snow Ratio(SLR)       12:1         16:1         17:1
Snow Amt(in)          0-1          0-1          0

Snow Level            4500         3500         2000

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