Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
900 PM MST WED NOV 26 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-280400-
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-
900 PM MST WED NOV 26 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
TONIGHT FROM BILLINGS EAST INTO THE DAKOTAS. ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE SLICK OVER THESE LOCATIONS...BUT ANY FREEZING RAIN MAY FURTHER
COMPLICATE ALREADY DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER WESTERN FOOTHILLS
LOCATIONS TONIGHT. WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 60 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED
FROM LIVINGSTON TO NYE LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO
PUSH OUT OF SOUTHEAST MONTANA INTO THE DAKOTAS THURSDAY MORNING.
BY MID DAY TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE WARM ENOUGH FOR ANY REMAINING
PRECIPITATION TO TURN OVER TO ALL RAIN. ANY SNOW OR ICE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

STRONG WINDS FROM LIVINGSTON TO NYE WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO
SATURDAY MORNING. GUSTS OF 60 TO 70 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS CREATING DANGEROUS CROSSWINDS ON I-90 FROM LIVINGSTON TO
BIG TIMBER.

A SHOT OF ARCTIC AIR WILL ARRIVE LATE FRIDAY NIGHT OR EARLY
SATURDAY. A PERIOD OF SNOW SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY COULD PRODUCE
A WIDESPREAD 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL...WITH HEAVIER AMOUNTS IN
FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN FRIGID
ON SUNDAY BEFORE A WARMING TREND DEVELOPS EARLY NEXT WEEK. THOSE
TRAVELING THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER
TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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