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 Wed Nov 26 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

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

MTZ001-270930-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           32 to 36     38 to 41     31 to 35     34 to 38
Winds(mph)            SW 24        SW 32        SW 29        SW 32
Precip Chc            70           90           80           90
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain     snow
Liquid Amt            0.17         0.22         0.22         0.45
Snow Amt(in)          0-3          0-3          1-4          5-8

Snow Level            5500         5500         5500         4500

$$
MTZ002-009-270930-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           28 to 34     34 to 41     26 to 34     30 to 40
Winds(mph)            SW 20        SW 29        SW 26        SW 24
Precip Chc            80           90           80           100
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain     snow
Liquid Amt            0.30         0.36         0.27         0.61
Snow Amt(in)          2-5          0-4          1-4          7-11

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           25 to 33     30 to 38     22 to 31     27 to 35
Winds(mph)            SW 31        SW 44        SW 37        SW 32
Precip Chc            80           100          90           100
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.35         0.42         0.32         0.70
Snow Amt(in)          4-7          4-5          4-5          8-12

Snow Level            5000         5500         5500         4000

$$
MTZ004-006-043-270930-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           30 to 36     38 to 43     30 to 35     34 to 41
Winds(mph)            SW 19        SW 27        SW 24        SW 25
Precip Chc            50           70           70           90
Precip Type           rain         rain         sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.05         0.14         0.13         0.33
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0            3-5

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           29 to 34     35 to 41     29 to 34     32 to 37
Winds(mph)            SW 21        SW 31        SW 29        SW 27
Precip Chc            30           70           60           80
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain     snow
Liquid Amt            0.03         0.13         0.13         0.31
Snow Amt(in)          0-1          1-2          1-2          4-6

Snow Level            6000         6500         6000         5500

$$
IDZ006-270930-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           32 to 35     40 to 41     32 to 36     38 to 40
Winds(mph)            SW 10        SW 16        SW 14        SW 14
Precip Chc            40           80           70           90
Precip Type           rain         rain         rain         rain
Liquid Amt            0.03         0.11         0.12         0.31
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0            0

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           31 to 34     37 to 40     31 to 34     35 to 38
Winds(mph)            SW 16        SW 23        SW 20        SW 20
Precip Chc            40           80           70           90
Precip Type           rain         rain         rain         sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.04         0.15         0.17         0.38
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0            2-5

Snow Level            6000         6000         6000         5000

$$


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