Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
517 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

MTZ029>039-057-058-WYZ099-220430-
MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-FALLON-
NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN BIG HORN-
SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROUNDUP...HYSHAM...COLSTRIP...FORSYTH...
MILES CITY...BAKER...COLUMBUS...ABSAROKEE...BILLINGS...BROADUS...
EKALAKA...PRYOR...LODGE GRASS...BRIDGER...JOLIET...HARDIN...
CROW AGENCY...LAME DEER...SHERIDAN
517 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

A STRONG DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY THROUGH
MONDAY. VERY GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS THE AREA. A FEW GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE HIGHER RIDGES. IN ADDITION...RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT THE DAY. SOME OF THIS
PRECIPITATION MAY BE IN THE FORM OF FREEZING RAIN THIS MORNING FOR
AREAS MAINLY EAST OF BILLINGS.

A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE DAKOTAS ON MONDAY
RESULTING IN CONTINUED GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. WIND GUSTS AROUND 50
MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF SNOW...MAINLY ALONG
AND EAST OF A HYSHAM TO SHERIDAN LINE...CAN BE EXPECTED.
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES WILL BE POSSIBLE.


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