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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
340 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

MTZ008-015-055-221800-
/O.EXT.KTFX.WW.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-141222T1800Z/
BEAVERHEAD-MADISON-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...MONIDA PASS...RAYNOLDS PASS...TARGHEE PASS...
WEST YELLOWSTONE
340 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS
MORNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET FOR
SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS MORNING.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL FALL OVER THE
  MOUNTAIN PASSES OF SOUTHWEST MONTANA THROUGH THIS MORNING.
  MOUNTAIN PASSES WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND ICY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS
  POSSIBLE OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES THIS MORNING.

* ELEVATIONS: FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...
  BIG HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...MONIDA PASS...RAYNOLDS PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

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