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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
553 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014


IDZ006-MTZ006-221200-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0056.141021T1200Z-141022T1200Z/
SOUTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-
553 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT /5 AM
PDT/ WEDNESDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 5000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM MDT /5 AM PDT/ WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: RAIN IN THE BITTERROOT MOUNTAINS WILL START
  FALLING IN THE MORNING AND TRANSITION TO SNOW IN THE
  AFTERNOON. EXPECT DENSE WET SNOW CAUSING SLUSHY CONDITIONS AND
  POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES. ACCUMULATION ON PASSES IS LIKELY
  DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IN THE AFTERNOON. THREE INCHES OR
  MORE OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE OVER SKALKAHO PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: AROUND AN INCH OF SLUSHY WET SNOW ON PAVED
  ROADS WITH 2 INCHES OR MORE ON BACK ROADS ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...DIXIE...HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO LOST
  TRAIL PASS...LOLO PASS

$$



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