Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1
000
FNUS75 KMSO 271801
FWSMSO

Spot Forecast for Granite Park Snow Survey
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1101 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

Forecast is based on incident time of 1000 MST on February 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A weak system will be exiting Glacier Park Tuesday
morning so expected the bulk snowfall during the morning hours. A
few showers will linger during the afternoon/evening hours. A
second more subtantial feature will impact the Glacier Park late
Tuesday night through Wednesday. This system will bring
significant amount of snow to the higher terrain with windy
conditions. The combination of wind and snowfall could cause near
whiteout conditions at that elevation through Wednesday. The
precipitation will become showery on Wednesday night and Thursday
causing off/on snow with an inch or two of new accumulations.
Winds will subside some by Thursday, but wind gusts up to 30 mph
will still be common.

.TUESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the morning,
  then chance of snow in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.....14-19.
* Chance of Precip....60 percent becoming 40 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 5-12 mph becoming west 16-17 mph
  with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Precip Amount.......0.14 inches.
* Snow Amount.........2-4 inches.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the
  evening, then snow after midnight.
* Min Temperature.....8-13.
* Chance of Precip....40 percent becoming 80 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 17-24 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.18 inches.
* Snow Amount.........2-4 inches.

.WEDNESDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Blowing snow in the morning. Areas of blowing
  snow in the afternoon. Snow.
* Max Temperature.....20-25.
* Chance of Precip....100%
* Wind (20 ft)........West 24-29 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
* Precip Amount.......0.26 inches.
* Snow Amount.........8-10 inches.

$$
FORECASTER...Smith

REQUESTED BY...Brad Blickhan
TYPE OF REQUEST...OTHER
.TAG 1703007.0/MSO



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.