Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
228 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

MTZ008-015-052-053-055-271300-
/O.NEW.KTFX.WW.Y.0056.141228T0100Z-141229T1300Z/
BEAVERHEAD-MADISON-JEFFERSON-BROADWATER-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES...BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...
ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...TOWNSEND...
BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...
WEST YELLOWSTONE
228 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO 6 AM
MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE OVER
  SOUTHWEST MONTANA SATURDAY EVENING. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT
  DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
  VALLEYS WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF
  SOUTHWEST MONTANA.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS, GUSTY AT TIMES, WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW TO LESS THAN ONE MILES AT TIMES.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...
  BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...BOULDER...
  BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...
  TOWNSEND...BIG HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...
  MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN
  BRIDGES.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

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MTZ009-010-012>014-044-046-048>051-054-271300-
/O.NEW.KTFX.WS.A.0014.141227T1900Z-141229T1300Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-TOOLE-EASTERN PONDERA-
SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN TETON-JUDITH BASIN-FERGUS-
MEAGHER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CUT BANK...GREAT FALLS...KINGS HILL PASS...FLESHER PASS...
HELENA...LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...SHELBY...
CONRAD...CHOTEAU...FAIRFIELD...STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...
LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS
228 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE OVER NORTH
  CENTRAL AND CENTRAL MONTANA SATURDAY AFTERNOON. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
  DIFFICULT DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE
  LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 INCHES TO ONE FOOT POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS
  OF CENTRAL MONTANA.


* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS, GUSTY AT TIMES, WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW TO LESS THAN ONE MILES AT TIMES.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: FAIRFIELD...CHOTEAU...WHITE
  SULPHUR SPRINGS...STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...
  BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...SHELBY...CONRAD...CUT BANK...GREAT
  FALLS...KINGS HILL PASS...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN...
  MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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