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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1054 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

MTZ043-261200-
/O.CON.KMSO.WS.W.0018.000000T0000Z-141126T1800Z/
POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
1054 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A LONG-LASTING SNOW PRODUCER WILL PERSIST
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION WILL
  REDEVELOP BY THIS EVENING. ALTHOUGH THE MOUNTAINS WILL RECEIVE
  HEAVY SNOW DURING THIS EVENT...SNOW LEVELS WILL BE ON THE RISE
  THROUGH THE PERIOD. THE LOWER VALLEYS WILL BEGIN AS SNOW BUT
  WILL CHANGE OVER TO RAIN DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY FROM
  SEELEY LAKE TO CONDON... OTHERWISE 3 TO 6 INCHES. SURROUNDING
  MOUNTAINS COULD SEE UP TO 20 INCHES BY WEDNESDAY.

* 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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1054 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

MTZ002-261200-
/O.CON.KMSO.WS.W.0018.000000T0000Z-141127T0600Z/
WEST GLACIER REGION-
1054 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST
WEDNESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST
WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A LONG-LASTING SNOW PRODUCER WILL PERSIST
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION WILL
  REDEVELOP BY THIS EVENING. WHILE THE MOUNTAINS WILL RECEIVE
  HEAVY SNOW DURING THIS EVENT...SNOW LEVELS WILL BE ON THE RISE
  THROUGH THE PERIOD. THE LOWER VALLEYS WILL BEGIN AS SNOW BUT
  WILL CHANGE OVER TO RAIN DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: MOUNTAINS...10 TO 20 INCHES THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY. VALLEYS...4 TO 8 INCHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1134 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE WEST AND NORTH THROUGH TONIGHT...

.THE SNOW IN THE WEST AND NORTH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
SLOWLY DIMINISHING BY SUNRISE WEDNESDAY. STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

WYZ002-261200-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0014.000000T0000Z-141126T1200Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
1134 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
WEDNESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE
  SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST DURING THE EVENING WHEN SNOWFALL COULD
  REACH AN INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 20 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE ALONG
  THE HIGHER TERRAIN BORDERING YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. MOST
  OTHER LOCATIONS CAN EXPECTED 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW...
  ESPECIALLY THE FARTHER EAST YOU GO TOWARD THE CODY FOOTHILLS.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST WIND OF 25 TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS WILL LIMIT VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN EXPOSED LOCATIONS.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS AND SNOWMOBILERS WILL BE HAMPERED BY HEAVY
  SNOW AND SHARPLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1134 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE WEST AND NORTH THROUGH TONIGHT...

.THE SNOW IN THE WEST AND NORTH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
SLOWLY DIMINISHING BY SUNRISE WEDNESDAY. STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

WYZ001-261200-
/O.CON.KRIW.WS.W.0014.000000T0000Z-141126T1200Z/
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE...MAMMOTH...OLD FAITHFUL
1134 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
WEDNESDAY.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE
  SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST DURING THE EVENING WHEN SNOWFALL COULD
  REACH AN INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES ACROSS THE NORTH HALF OF
  YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK WITH UP TO TWO FEET OF SNOW POSSIBLE
  IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF SOUTHWEST YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...WEST WIND OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL LIMIT
  VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
  IN EXPOSED LOCATIONS.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS AND SNOWMOBILERS WILL BE HAMPERED BY HEAVY
  SNOW AND SHARPLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1057 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

MTZ009-010-012-014-048-050-051-053>055-261800-
/O.CON.KTFX.WS.W.0019.000000T0000Z-141127T0600Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-CASCADE-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-
SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-JUDITH BASIN-FERGUS-BROADWATER-
MEAGHER-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CUT BANK...GREAT FALLS...KINGS HILL PASS...FLESHER PASS...
HELENA...LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...CHOTEAU...
STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...TOWNSEND...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...
BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE
1057 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST
WEDNESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11
PM MST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WITH PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW IN THE
  MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE. SNOW WILL DIMINISH OVER GALLATIN
  COUNTY WEDNESDAY MORNING AND OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT. LOCAL BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED IN THE
  MOUNTAINS. MUCH OF THE SNOW AT LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL ACCUMULATE
  TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT AT
  TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 10 INCHES ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION ARE
  EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS BUT MOUNTAINS IN GLACIER PARK COULD
  SEE AN ADDITIONAL FOOT OR MORE. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS AT LOWER
  ELEVATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY: VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT
  TIMES.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: CHOTEAU...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...
  BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...
  WEST YELLOWSTONE...STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...
   BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...CUT BANK...TOWNSEND...GREAT
  FALLS... KINGS HILL PASS...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN...
   MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

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

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
916 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

MTZ056-066-261900-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141126T1900Z/
RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...RED LODGE...ROBERTS...ROSCOE...
FISHTAIL...MCLEOD...NYE
916 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
WEDNESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
NOON MST WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS...ALONG WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT WILL BECOME LIGHTER
  WEDNESDAY MORNING BEFORE ENDING BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY.

* SNOWFALL...4 TO 6 ADDITIONAL INCHES...BRINGING STORM TOTALS
  TO 8 TO 12 INCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONGLY CONSIDER POSTPONING TRAVEL UNTIL WEDNESDAY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
916 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

MTZ067-068-261900-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141126T1900Z/
ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-CRAZY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...COOKE CITY
916 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
WEDNESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...LOW VISIBILITY AND DANGEROUS WINTER CONDITIONS FOR
  OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT...THEN DECREASING WEDNESDAY.

* SNOW...AN ADDITIONAL 5 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH
  STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL BETWEEN 15 AND 25 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONSIDER POSTPONING YOUR PLANS FOR RECREATION IN THE MOUNTAINS
UNTIL THIS STORM HAS PASSED.

&&

$$

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