Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Billings MT
1124 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

Southern Wheatland-Musselshell-Treasure-Northern Rosebud-Custer-
Fallon-Northern Stillwater-Yellowstone-Powder River-Carter-
Southern Big Horn-Eastern Carbon-Northern Park-
Northern Sweet Grass-Golden Valley-Red Lodge Foothills-
Northern Big Horn-Southern Rosebud-Judith Gap-Paradise Valley-
Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-
Crazy Mountains-Northeast Bighorn Mountains-Sheridan Foothills-
1124 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Montana...south central Montana...southeast Montana and north
central Wyoming.

* Winds: Strong southwest to west winds will impact much of the
  region today, with peak gusts in the afternoon. Strong west
  winds will be along the eastern slopes of the mountains. Expect
  hazardous cross winds on area highways.

* Mountain Snow: Accumulating snowfall will continue over the
  Beartooth Absaroka Mountains today. This snowfall may increase
  avalanche danger in the high country.

* Significant Weather Change: Colder weather will return to the
  region during the latter half of the week, with below normal
  temperatures expected Thursday through the weekend. Some snow
  accumulation is also possible, but details remain highly
  uncertain at this time.

* Potential Wintry Impacts: Poor driving conditions. Hazardous
  conditions for young livestock.


A Hazardous Weather Outlook is issued when hazardous weather could
impact the region within the next week. Be sure to stay tuned for
future updates as locations, timing, and impacts could change.
Begin preparations to mitigate any impacts that could result from
the hazardous weather.



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