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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
220 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-302130-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
220 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

AFTER A PERIOD OF WARM TEMPERATURES...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO
BRING COLDER WEATHER AND A GOOD CHANCE OF SNOW TO THE AREA LATE
SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. ALTHOUGH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
ONLY A COUPLE OF INCHES OR LESS FOR MOST AREAS...THERE IS A
CHANCE ROADS MAY TURN ICY SATURDAY EVENING.

COLDER TEMPERATURES AND ADDITIONAL SNOW MAY CONTINUE INTO NEXT
WEEK AS WELL WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS FOR DETAILS AS WINTER WEATHER
RETURNS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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Hydrologic Outlook

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
MTC003-009-011-017-025-037-065-067-075-087-095-097-103-107-111-
WYC033-301200-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
453 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES OVER THE PAST WEEK HAVE MELTED OUT LOWER
ELEVATION SNOWPACK...AND HAS BEGUN TO MELT SNOWPACK OVER AREA
FOOTHILLS BELOW 7000 FEET. THIS HAS RESULTED IN INCREASING FLOWS
ON AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS...WITH INDICATIONS OF ICE JAM FORMATION
IN SOME AREAS INCLUDING ALONG THE MUSSELSHELL AND TONGUE RIVERS.
AS WATER CONTINUES TO WORK INTO AREA WATERWAYS OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS THE THREAT OF ICE JAM FORMATION AND LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL
INCREASE. THOSE WITH INTERESTS NEAR WATERWAYS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ICE JAM FLOODING AND TAKE PRECAUTIONS NOW TO MOVE LIVESTOCK AND
EQUIPMENT TO HIGHER GROUND.

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