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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
253 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

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CASCADE-JUDITH BASIN-MEAGHER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...GREAT FALLS...
KINGS HILL PASS...STANFORD...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS
253 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY. A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM
MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE OVER CENTRAL
  MONTANA SATURDAY EVENING. SNOWFALL RATES WILL INCREASE ON SUNDAY
  MORNING BEFORE TAPERING SUNDAY NIGHT. TRAVEL WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS WILL CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. NEAR-WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE OVER KINGS HILL PASS EARLY SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...
  STANFORD...GREAT FALLS...KINGS HILL PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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BEAVERHEAD-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS
253 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY FOR
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER SOUTHWEST MONTANA
  SATURDAY NIGHT AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES ON SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL
  BECOME DIFFICULT DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED IN THE
  VALLEYS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS MAY CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS THAN
  ONE MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BIG HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH
  PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITY WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$

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NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CHOTEAU
253 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTH CENTRAL
  SATURDAY EVENING AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES ON SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL
  BECOME DIFFICULT WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS WILL CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. NEAR-WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES ON SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CHOTEAU...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW 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...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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HILL-LIBERTY-BLAINE-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...HAVRE...CHESTER
253 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTH CENTRAL
  MONTANA SATURDAY NIGHT. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT DUE TO
  REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT LOWER
  ELEVATIONS WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE BEARS PAW MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS WILL CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CHESTER...HAVRE.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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MADISON-JEFFERSON-BROADWATER-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES...BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...
ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...TOWNSEND...
BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...
WEST YELLOWSTONE
253 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM MST MONDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS NOW IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER SOUTHWEST MONTANA
  SATURDAY NIGHT AND BECOME HEAVIER AT TIMES ON SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL
  BECOME DIFFICULT DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED IN THE
  VALLEYS WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS MAY CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...
  BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...BOULDER...
  BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...
  TOWNSEND...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN
  BRIDGES.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITY WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$

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EASTERN GLACIER-CHOUTEAU-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-
TOOLE-EASTERN PONDERA-EASTERN TETON-FERGUS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CUT BANK...BIG SANDY...
FORT BENTON...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...
ROGERS PASS...SHELBY...CONRAD...FAIRFIELD...LEWISTOWN...
LEWISTOWN DIVIDE
253 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST
MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTH CENTRAL AND
  CENTRAL MONTANA SATURDAY NIGHT AND BECOME HEAVIER AT TIMES ON
  SUNDAY. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY
  AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE AT
  LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS WILL CREATE POOR VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: FAIRFIELD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN
  DIVIDE...SHELBY...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON... CONRAD...CUT
  BANK...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN... MACDONALD PASS...
  ROGERS PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

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