Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1231 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

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WEST GLACIER REGION-FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
1231 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST MONDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: THE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW HAS DIMINISHED TO
  JUST A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS...THOUGH BY THIS AFTERNOON... GUSTY
  NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP... WHICH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF LOW
  VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW. TRAVEL WILL BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS
  DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF SLICK SNOW COVERED ROADS AND BLOWING
  SNOW. IN ADDITION... WIND CHILLS COULD BECOME DANGEROUSLY LOW
  BY MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 20-30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH...ESPECIALLY
  OVER MARIAS PASS AND THROUGH BADROCK CANYON INTO THE NORTHERN
  FLATHEAD VALLEY. PERIODS OF NEAR-WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILLS: 15 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW ZERO BY MONDAY MORNING...
  ESPECIALLY OVER MARIAS PASS AND THROUGH BADROCK CANYON INTO
  THE NORTHERN FLATHEAD VALLEY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BAD ROCK CANYON...ESSEX...HIGHWAY
  83 BIGFORK TO SWAN LAKE...MARIAS PASS...POLEBRIDGE...FLATHEAD
  LAKE...FLATHEAD VALLEY...MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

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POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
1231 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST MONDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: SNOW WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY INTENSITIES OF
  BETWEEN 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  INTO THIS AFTERNOON. TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS DUE TO SLICK
  SNOW COVERED ROADS... PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW...AND REDUCED
  VISIBILITY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL 2-4 INCHES. HIGH SNOWFALL RATES
  WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS
  ALONG HIGHWAY 200 AND I-90.

* WIND AND WIND CHILLS: EAST AND NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH
  THIS EVENING WITH WIND CHILLS 10 TO 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
  MONDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 200 BONNER TO GREENOUGH...
   HIGHWAY 83 SEELEY LAKE TO CONDON...I-90 EAST MISSOULA TO
  BEARMOUTH

$$

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LOWER CLARK FORK REGION-
1231 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON FOR I-90 LOOKOUT PASS TO HAUGAN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW FOR I-90 LOOKOUT PASS TO HAUGAN...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: MODERATE HAS REDEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING WITH A MOIST NORTH-NORTHWEST UPSLOPE FLOW. ROADS WILL
  BECOME SNOWCOVERED AND SLICK ONCE AGAIN...ESPECIALLY OVER
  LOOKOUT PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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LAT...LON 4745 11571 4746 11568 4746 11565 4747 11564
      4740 11536 4736 11543 4744 11575 4745 11572

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OROFINO/GRANGEVILLE REGION-
1231 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: MODERATE SNOW WILL REDEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING WITH A MOIST NORTH-NORTHWEST UPSLOPE FLOW. ROADS
  COULD BECOME SNOWCOVERED AND SLICK ONCE AGAIN...ESPECIALLY
  OVER WHITEBIRD HILL AND GREER GRADE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES FOR MOST VALLEYS
  IN THE CAMAS PRAIRIE WITH GRANGEVILLE AND THE SURROUNDING
  GRADES TO BE ON THE HIGHER END OF THESE AMOUNTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...CAMAS PRAIRIE...GRANGEVILLE AND
  VICINITY...GREER GRADE

$$

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BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
1231 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
MONDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: SNOW WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RATES AROUND 1
  INCH PER HOUR WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON. ROADS WILL BE
  HAZARDOUS AT TIMES... ESPECIALLY OVER MACDONALD PASS. GUSTY
  EAST WINDS WILL ALSO DEVELOP... WHICH WILL BRING THE THREAT
  FOR BLOWING SNOW ON HIGHWAY 12 AND I-90.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: GENERALLY 3 TO 4 INCHES WITH HIGHER
  AMOUNTS IN GEORGETOWN LAKE AND OVER HOMESTAKE AND MACDONALD
  PASSES.

* WIND AND WIND CHILLS: EAST AND NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH
  THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WIND CHILLS 15 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW
  ZERO MONDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY
  12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE PASS...MACDONALD PASS

$$

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MISSOULA/BITTERROOT VALLEYS-
1231 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
MONDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A REDEVELOPMENT OF MODERATE SNOW IS POSSIBLE
  LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH AN APPROACHING ARCTIC
  FRONT. GUSTY EAST WINDS OUT OF HELLGATE CANYON WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW ESPECIALLY IN DOWNTOWN
  MISSOULA. VERY COLD WIND CHILLS BY MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: GENERALLY 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY
  THIS EVENING.

* WIND AND WIND CHILLS: EAST AND NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH
  SUNDAY EVENING. WIND CHILLS 10 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO MONDAY
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BITTERROOT VALLEY...MISSOULA

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