Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
246 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

MTZ038-WYZ099-272100-
/O.EXA.KBYZ.WS.A.0009.170427T1200Z-170429T0600Z/
Southern Big Horn-Sheridan Foothills-
246 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Winter
Storm Watch...which is in effect from Thursday morning through
Friday evening.

* IMPACTS...Heavy, wet snow could cause difficult travel
  conditions due to poor visibility and snow packed roads. This
  would include Interstate 90. Power outages are possible.

* TIMING...Snow is expected to develop Thursday and continue
  through Friday afternoon. Heaviest period of snowfall will be
  Thursday evening through Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 10 inches for foothills and areas west
  of Interstate 90 with 4 to 6 inches for eastern Plains
  locations.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch is issued when severe winter weather is
possible but not imminent. At this time there is a potential for
significant snow. Future driving and walking conditions may
become hazardous so it is important to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$

WYZ098-272100-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WS.A.0009.170427T1200Z-170429T0600Z/
Northeast Bighorn Mountains-
246 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Heavy, wet snow could cause difficult travel
  conditions due to poor visibility and snow packed roads. This
  would include Highway 14 through Burgess Junction. Power outages
  are possible.


* TIMING...Snow is expected to develop Thursday morning and
  continue through Friday afternoon. The snow could be heavy
  at times, especially Thursday afternoon through Friday
  morning. Snow will taper off Friday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 to 18 inches with higher amounts
  possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch is issued when severe winter weather is
possible but not imminent. At this time there is a potential for
significant snow. Future driving and walking conditions may
become hazardous so it is important to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$

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