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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
407 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

MTZ067-260000-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170426T0000Z/
Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-
407 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS...Heavy, wet snow will make outdoor activities
  difficult. Avalanche danger may increase.

* TIMING...Snow will continue today. The heaviest snowfall will
  be early this morning, with the snow becoming lighter by noon.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...Additional snowfall of 2 to 4 inches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means a significant amount of snow is
expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will
make travel very hazardous or impossible.

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
346 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...SPRING STORM TO BRING RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH TONIGHT...

.A spring storm system will move across the high plains today,
bringing rain and snow to much of the area. Snow will continue
across Northeast Wyoming and the Black Hills, and rain will change
over to snow this morning across the western South Dakota plains.
The highest snowfall amounts will generally be across the higher
elevations of the Bear Lodge Mountains and northern Black Hills,
with up to several inches of snow possible across the northeast
Wyoming plains, parts of northwest South Dakota and the rest of
the Black Hills, including the Spearfish to Sturgis areas.

WYZ057-252100-
/O.CON.KUNR.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170425T2100Z/
Wyoming Black Hills-
Including the cities of Four Corners and Sundance
346 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...Snow, heavy at times, will continue through this
  afternoon.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snowfall totals of 4 to 8 inches are expected,
  with the higher elevations of the Bear Lodge Mountains
  generally seeing the highest amounts.

* OTHER IMPACTS...With many trees beginning to leaf out, the
  heavy wet snow could bring down some tree limbs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm warning for heavy snow means snow accumulations
will create dangerous conditions.

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