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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Billings MT
407 PM MDT Tue Apr 10 2018

MTZ028.042-056.058-063.068-WYZ098-099-102315-
Southern Wheatland-Musselshell-Treasure-Northern Rosebud-Custer-
Fallon-Northern Stillwater-Yellowstone-Powder River-Carter-
Southern Big Horn-Eastern Carbon-Northern Park-
Northern Sweet Grass-Golden Valley-Red Lodge Foothills-
Northern Big Horn-Southern Rosebud-Judith Gap-Paradise Valley-
Livingston Area-Beartooth Foothills-Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-
Crazy Mountains-Northeast Bighorn Mountains-Sheridan Foothills-
407 PM MDT Tue Apr 10 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Montana...south central Montana...southeast Montana and north
central Wyoming.

* WHAT...Significant wet snow accumulations possible.

* WHERE...Southern Montana and northern Wyoming.

* WHEN...Late this week into the weekend.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...After warmer temperatures through Wednesday,
  confidence was increasing for a period of cold and wet weather, 
  Thursday into Saturday. Current indications are that rain and wet
  snow are likely across the region. Those with outdoor or 
  recreation plans, should monitor the forecast closely over the 
  coming days. The wet and cold conditions will be a threat to 
  young livestock.

* ADDITIONAL HAZARD CONCERNS...Confidence was increasing on the
  storm impacting the area with heavy, wet snow. The latest
  guidance was indicating that significant wet snow accumulations
  are possible over southeast Montana and parts of south central
  Montana, along with northern Wyoming, mainly east of a Roundup to
  Billings to Sheridan line. Strong northwest winds developing
  Thursday night and early Friday, could cause blowing snow,
  limiting visibility and making travel very difficult. Monitor the
  forecast closely as the system approaches. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Hazardous Weather Outlook is issued when hazardous weather could
impact the region within the next week. Be sure to stay tuned for
future updates as locations, timing, and impacts could change.
Begin preparations to mitigate any impacts that could result from
the hazardous weather.

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