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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
216 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT UNTIL
NOON MDT THURSDAY...

MTZ002-021200-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0055.141002T0600Z-141002T1800Z/
WEST GLACIER REGION-
216 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON MDT THURSDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET FOR...MARIAS PASS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 5000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A FAST MOVING SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW AND
  COLDER TEMPERATURES BEGINNING AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
  LASTING UNTIL NOON THURSDAY. THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY EAST
  WINDS AND SNOW WILL CREATE POOR VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED
  ROADS WHICH WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION ABOVE 5000
  FEET...SLIGHTLY HIGHER POSSIBLE ABOVE 6500 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
234 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

MTZ009-010-020845-
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0043.141002T0600Z-141002T1800Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
LOGAN PASS
234 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON MDT THURSDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL BEGIN AFTER MIDNIGHT THEN END
  BY LATE THURSDAY MORNING. MOST OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE
  BETWEEN 3 AM MDT AND 9 AM MDT. POOR VISIBILITY WILL HAMPER
  TRAVEL.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE LIKELY.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WILL
  DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT THEN DIMINISH LATE THURSDAY MORNING.
  VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE NEAR OR BELOW ONE MILE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: ROADS ABOVE 5000 FEET WILL BECOME SLIPPERY DUE
  TO SLUSH AND SNOW. IN PARTICULAR THIS INCLUDES THE HUDSON
  BAY DIVIDE. THERE WILL BE A RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA IN THE BACK
  COUNTRY WITH WIND CHILLS FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...LOGAN
  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 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.

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

&&

$$

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