Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
907 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015


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FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
907 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  EVENING WITH HEAVIEST AMOUNTS IN MISSION VALLEY. STRONG
  NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PRODUCE COLD WIND CHILLS MONDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. EASTERLY WINDS CREATE CHOPPY CONDITIONS
  OVER FLATHEAD LAKE. REFREEZE OF ROADS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THIS
  EVENT WILL ALSO IMPACT NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES IN MISSION VALLEY WITH 1 TO 2
  INCHES IN FLATHEAD VALLEY.

* BLOWING SNOW: VISIBILITY GREATLY REDUCED AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILLS: ZERO TO 10 BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...FLATHEAD LAKE...FLATHEAD VALLEY...
   MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS MEANS
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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LOWER CLARK FORK REGION-MISSOULA/BITTERROOT VALLEYS-
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
907 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW BY MID MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING WITH HEAVIEST AMOUNTS NEAR THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR.
  STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PRODUCE COLD WIND CHILLS MONDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. REFREEZE OF ROADS WILL CREATE
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
  THIS EVENT WILL ALSO IMPACT NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES... LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* BLOWING SNOW: VISIBILITY GREATLY REDUCED AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
  NEAR HELLGATE CANYON.

* WIND CHILLS: 5 BELOW ZERO TO 15 BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT. COLDER
  WIND CHILLS TO NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO IN SOUTHWEST MONTANA.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...EVARO HILL...HIGHWAY 200 THOMPSON
  FALLS TO PLAINS...HIGHWAY 200 TROUT CREEK TO HERON...I-90
  LOOKOUT PASS TO HAUGAN...BITTERROOT VALLEY...MISSOULA...
  HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO LOST TRAIL PASS...LOLO PASS...BUTTE...
  GEORGETOWN LAKE... HIGHWAY 12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE
  PASS...MACDONALD PASS...HIGHWAY 200 BONNER TO GREENOUGH...
  HIGHWAY 83 SEELEY LAKE TO CONDON...I-90 EAST MISSOULA TO
  BEARMOUTH

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS MEANS
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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WEST GLACIER REGION-
907 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW ON MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
  TUESDAY EVENING. STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PRODUCE COLD WIND
  CHILLS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THIS WILL IMPACT
  TRAVEL AND NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES UP TO 5 INCHES AT MARIAS PASS.

* BLOWING SNOW: VISIBILITY QUICKLY REDUCED TO LESS THAN A MILE
  AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILLS: 5 BELOW ZERO TO 15 BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

$$

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KOOTENAI/CABINET REGION-
907 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW AND LOW WIND CHILLS MONDAY
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THIS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL AND NEWBORN
  LIVESTOCK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WIND CHILLS: 5 ABOVE ZERO TO 10 BELOW ZERO STARING MONDAY
  EVENING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 2 KALISPELL TO LIBBY...
  HIGHWAY 37 EUREKA TO LIBBY...HIGHWAY 56 BULL LAKE ROAD...
  HIGHWAY 93 EUREKA TO WHITEFISH

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

$$

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NORTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-
OROFINO/GRANGEVILLE REGION-LOWER HELLS CANYON/SALMON RIVER REGION-
907 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...
  AND COLD WIND CHILLS LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING. SLICK ROADS WILL IMPACT AREA TRAVEL. COLD AND WET
  CONDITIONS WILL STRESS NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES... LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILLS: SINGLE DIGIT TO 10 BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...ELK RIVER...HIGHWAY 11 PIERCE TO
  HEADQUARTERS...PIERCE...DIXIE...ELK CITY...HIGHWAY 12 LOWELL
  TO LOLO PASS...CAMAS PRAIRIE...GRANGEVILLE AND VICINITY...
  GREER GRADE...HIGHWAY 95 SLATE CREEK TO RIGGINS...WHITE BIRD
  GRADE

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

$$

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WESTERN LEMHI COUNTY-EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
907 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW...GUSTY NORTH WINDS...AND COLD
  WIND CHILLS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. MODERATE SNOW
  BANDS PRODUCING ACCUMULATING SNOW IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME ARE
  LIKELY. SLICK ROADS WILL IMPACT AREA TRAVEL. COLD AND WET
  CONDITIONS WILL STRESS NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 2 INCHES... LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILLS: ZERO TO 15 BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...SHOUP...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28
  TENDOY TO LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO
  GIBBONSVILLE...LEMHI PASS...SALMON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

$$


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