Snow Avalanche Guidance
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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BACKCOUNTRY FORECAST FOR WESTERN MONTANA AND NORTH CENTRAL IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
343 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

DISCUSSION: DRY AND COLDER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY. CLOUDS WILL INCREASE WITH ANOTHER ARCTIC AIR
MASS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE DIVIDE MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING. THIS SYSTEM WILL BE STRONGER WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS
EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT LOW DENSITY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY
AS A SHORT WAVE OF ENERGY INTERACTS WITH THIS COLD AIR.

MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS WITH A GRADUAL RISE TO NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND.

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ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4,000 FT:

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON
CLOUD COVER           30%          55%          90%
HI/LO TEMPS           26 TO 37     10 TO 20     20 TO 31
WINDS(MPH)            S  5G16      SW  8G24     W  5G16
PRECIP CHC            0            0            100
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SNOW
LIQUID AMT            0.00         0.00         0.13
SNOW RATIO(SLR)       0            0            19:1
SNOW AMT(IN)          0            0            3

SNOW LEVEL            500          1000         1000

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