Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
833 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WIDESPREAD SNOW AND BITTERLY COLD AIR WILL IMPACT THE NORTHERN
ROCKIES TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

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WEST GLACIER REGION-FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
833 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM MST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL INTERACT WITH A STRONG
  ARCTIC FRONT TO BRING A HOST OF TRAVEL IMPACTS THROUGH LATE
  SATURDAY MORNING. WHILE MANY VALLEY LOCATIONS WILL INITIALLY
  RECEIVE RAIN...BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL CAUSE RAIN TO
  CHANGE TO SNOW, BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES. THIS WILL CAUSE
  HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS. STRONG EASTERLY WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED
  WITH THE ARCTIC FRONT, WHICH WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW. WIND CHILL VALUES WELL BELOW ZERO DEGREES WILL CREATE A
  THREAT FOR FROSTBITE TO ANYONE OUTDOORS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: VALLEYS: 3 TO 6 INCHES...LOCALLY UP TO 9
  INCHES IN THE GLACIER PARK AREA. MOUNTAINS: 10 TO 16 INCHES BY
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: EAST 20 TO 30 MPH DEVELOPING WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN
  FAVORED AREAS...SUCH AS BADROCK CANYON.

* WIND CHILLS: SATURDAY MORNING VALUES BETWEEN NEGATIVE 5 DEGREES
  AND NEGATIVE 20 DEGREES.

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

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 TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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KOOTENAI/CABINET REGION-
833 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND DIFFICULT TRAVEL...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM MST SATURDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL CAUSE A DRAMATIC DROP IN
  TEMPERATURES, A CHANGE FROM RAIN OVER TO SNOW, AND BLUSTERY
  WINDS STARTING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY.
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL WILL RESULT FROM QUICKLY FREEZING ROADS WHICH
  COULD THEN BECOME SNOW COVERED. MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL ALSO
  EXPERIENCE BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: VALLEYS: 1 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE. MOUNTAINS:
  UP TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST CHANGING TO EAST OVERNIGHT, 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 25 MPH POSSIBLE.

* 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 LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
833 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND DIFFICULT TRAVEL...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM MST SATURDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL CAUSE A DRAMATIC DROP IN
  TEMPERATURES, A CHANGE FROM RAIN OVER TO SNOW, AND BLUSTERY
  WINDS STARTING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY.
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL WILL RESULT FROM QUICKLY FREEZING ROADS WHICH
  COULD THEN BECOME SNOW COVERED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: VALLEYS: 2 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. MOUNTAINS:
  8 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOCALLY
  GREATER AMOUNTS IN THE HIGHEST TERRAIN.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 200 BONNER TO GREENOUGH...HIGHWAY
  83 SEELEY LAKE TO CONDON...I-90 EAST MISSOULA TO BEARMOUTH.

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 LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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LOWER CLARK FORK REGION-MISSOULA/BITTERROOT VALLEYS-
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
833 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND DIFFICULT TRAVEL...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM MST SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL CAUSE A DRAMATIC DROP IN
  TEMPERATURES, A CHANGE FROM RAIN OVER TO SNOW, AND BLUSTERY
  WINDS STARTING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY.
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL MAY RESULT FROM QUICKLY FREEZING ROADS WHICH
  COULD THEN BECOME SNOW COVERED. MOUNTAIN PASS TRAVEL MAY ALSO
  EXPERIENCE BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: VALLEYS: 1 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE. MOUNTAINS:
  UP TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. LOCALLY GREATER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHEST TERRAIN.

* 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.

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 LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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NORTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-
833 AM MST FRI NOV 28 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND DIFFICULT TRAVEL...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL CAUSE A DRAMATIC DROP IN
  TEMPERATURES, A CHANGE FROM RAIN OVER TO SNOW, AND BLUSTERY
  WINDS STARTING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY.
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL MAY RESULT FROM QUICKLY FREEZING ROADS WHICH
  COULD THEN BECOME SNOW COVERED. MOUNTAIN PASS TRAVEL MAY ALSO
  EXPERIENCE BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: VALLEYS: 2 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE. MOUNTAINS
  AND HIGHER VALLEYS (SUCH AS DIXIE): 8 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE BY
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON. LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE
  HIGHEST TERRAIN.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...ELK RIVER...HIGHWAY 11 PIERCE TO
  HEADQUARTERS...PIERCE...DIXIE...ELK CITY...HIGHWAY 12 LOWELL
  TO LOLO PASS

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 LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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