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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1100 AM MDT FRI JUN 24 2016

MTZ002-251500-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0038.160624T2100Z-160625T1500Z/
1100 AM MDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM MDT SATURDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET... WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM MDT SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A COLD RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO WET SNOW THIS
  AFTERNOON AND REMAIN AS SNOW OVERNIGHT IN AND AROUND GLACIER
  NATIONAL PARK. SNOW ACCUMULATION ON GOING TO THE SUN ROAD MAY BE
  DIFFICULT TO ACHIEVE, HOWEVER ANY UNPAVED ROADS OR TRAILS WITHIN
  THE PARK OR THE SURROUNDING HIGHER TERRAIN/FORESTED AREAS WILL
  BECOME SNOW COVERED TONIGHT. THOSE BACKPACKING OR HIKING AROUND
  THE PARK LATER TODAY OR EARLY SATURDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
  WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: GENERALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH THE HIGHER
  PEAKS RECEIVING UP TO 8 INCHES BY SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

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