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
416 AM MST Sun Nov 19 2017

DISCUSSION: Gusty westerly winds continue in the higher terrain
for today and tonight. Snow returns tonight and continues through
Monday. Moderate to heavy snow rates will bring quick
accumulations mainly above 4000-5000 feet, and the water content
is expected to be high with 10:1 snow ratios common.

A warmer and unsettled pattern is still expected this week with
rising snow levels and rain.


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Elevations above 4,000 FT:

                      Today        Tonight      Mon
Cloud Cover           40%          75%          85%
Hi/Lo Temps           31 to 41     23 to 30     30 to 40
Winds(mph)            SW 23G64     SW 20G57     SW 13G49
Precip Chc            0            100          100
Precip Type           none         sno/fzra     sno/fzra
Liquid Amt            0.00         0.33         0.30
Snow Ratio(SLR)       0            12:1         10:1
Snow Amt(in)          0            4-9          3-7

Snow Level            3000         4000         4500

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