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Special Weather Statement

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WWUS85 KBYZ 050716
SPSBYZ

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1216 AM MST FRI DEC 5 2014
 
MTZ032-033-036-037-051015-
CUSTER MT-CARTER MT-POWDER RIVER MT-FALLON MT-
1216 AM MST FRI DEC 5 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN POWDER RIVER...
NORTHWESTERN FALLON...CUSTER AND NORTHWESTERN CARTER COUNTIES UNTIL
315 AM MST...

LIGHT RAIN EARLIER THIS EVENING HAS FROZE ON ROADWAYS IN THE MILES 
CITY AREA. ICY ROADWAYS ARE CREATING DANGEROUS TRAVELING CONDITIONS 
AND MOTORIST ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING IN THIS AREA. 

ICY ROAD CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN OVER CUSTER COUNTY AND RURAL AREAS 
OF NORTHWESTERN CARTER...NORTHEASTERN POWDER RIVER AND NORTHWESTERN 
FALLON COUNTIES...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS... 
WESTMORE...LOCATE...ISMAY...GARLAND...MIZPAH...POWDERVILLE... 
KINSEY...TUSLER AND KNOWLTON. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY MID MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE FREEZING RAIN MAY QUICKLY COAT ROADWAYS WITH A THIN LAYER OF ICE
THAT MAY BE UNDETECTABLE. PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION...ESPECIALLY ON
BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND AROUND CURVES. ALLOW PLENTY OF STOPPING
DISTANCE AND AVOID BRAKING SUDDENLY.

LAT...LON 4666 10549 4660 10549 4660 10545 4657 10544
      4657 10524 4654 10524 4654 10499 4657 10498
      4657 10486 4658 10486 4655 10457 4570 10481
      4574 10611 4672 10610
TIME...MOT...LOC 0708Z 240DEG 49KT 4619 10546 

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RICHMOND


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