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
230 PM MST Tue Nov 25 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

For the latest information on watches, warnings and advisories, go
to weather.gov/missoula.

MTZ001-260930-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           26 to 31     36 to 40     33 to 36     36 to 40
Winds(mph)            W  6         SW 21        SW 21        SW 27
Precip Chc            100          100          70           70
Precip Type           snow         sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.41         0.24         0.20         0.18
Snow Amt(in)          3-4          2            0-2          0-1

Snow Level            3000         4500         6000         6500

$$
MTZ002-009-260930-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           22 to 29     29 to 39     27 to 35     34 to 42
Winds(mph)            W  6         SW 17        SW 20        SW 29
Precip Chc            100          100          70           70
Precip Type           snow         snow         sno/rain     rain
Liquid Amt            0.52         0.51         0.23         0.23
Snow Amt(in)          4-5          4-5          0-3          0

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           19 to 25     25 to 36     23 to 33     30 to 38
Winds(mph)            W  9         SW 25        SW 32        SW 43
Precip Chc            100          100          70           70
Precip Type           snow         snow         sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.61         0.55         0.23         0.24
Snow Amt(in)          5-7          5-6          3-4          3-4

Snow Level            2500         3000         6000         6000

$$
MTZ004-006-043-260930-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           29 to 34     37 to 42     29 to 36     37 to 43
Winds(mph)            W  9         SW 23        SW 19        SW 24
Precip Chc            100          80           50           50
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     rain         rain
Liquid Amt            0.54         0.08         0.07         0.10
Snow Amt(in)          3-4          0            0            0

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           27 to 32     34 to 40     28 to 34     35 to 40
Winds(mph)            W 16         SW 25        SW 21        SW 27
Precip Chc            100          60           30           40
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.51         0.06         0.03         0.07
Snow Amt(in)          5-6          0-1          0            0-1

Snow Level            5500         6000         7000         7500

$$
IDZ006-260930-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           32 to 35     39 to 41     30 to 34     40 to 42
Winds(mph)            W  6         SW 13        SW 10        SW 14
Precip Chc            100          60           40           40
Precip Type           rain         rain         rain         rain
Liquid Amt            0.62         0.03         0.05         0.13
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0            0

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU
Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           31 to 33     37 to 40     30 to 33     37 to 40
Winds(mph)            W 12         SW 18        SW 16        SW 21
Precip Chc            100          70           40           50
Precip Type           rain         rain         rain         rain
Liquid Amt            0.71         0.05         0.05         0.13
Snow Amt(in)          0-3          0            0            0

Snow Level            6500         6500         6500         7000

$$



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