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Winter Storm Warning/Watch/Advisory

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Note:  Be sure to pay close attention to the date and time of each warning.    
This document contains all warnings in the state so please read the
complete document.
 
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WWUS45 KGGW 132133
WSWGGW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
233 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

MTZ024-025-062-132245-
/O.EXP.KGGW.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160213T2200Z/
RICHLAND-DAWSON-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIDNEY...GLENDIVE...CULBERTSON
233 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...ICE STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 3 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

FREEZING RAIN IS MOVING OUT OF THE AREA. THEREFORE THE ICE STORM
WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 3 PM.

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MTZ019-027-132245-
/O.EXP.KGGW.ZR.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160213T2200Z/
SHERIDAN-WIBAUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PLENTYWOOD...WIBAUX
233 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

FREEZING RAIN IS MOVING OUT OF THE AREA. THEREFORE THE FREEZING
RAIN ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 PM.

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WWUS45 KMSO 132116
WSWMSO

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
216 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

MTZ007-142200-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0016.160214T1200Z-160214T2200Z/
216 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 3 PM MST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROADS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 5 AM TO 3 PM MST SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT, BECOMING
  MODERATE AT TIMES SUNDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL LEAD TO
  SLICK AND SNOWCOVERED ROADWAYS, ESPECIALLY OVER MACDONALD AND
  HOMESTAKE PASS AND IN THE GEORGETOWN LAKE AREA. VALLEYS WILL
  ALSO SEE LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS BY LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER MACDONALD AND HOMESTAKE
  PASS AND IN THE VICINITY OF GEORGETOWN LAKE. 1 TO 3 INCHES IN
  THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY 
  12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE PASS...MACDONALD PASS

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MTZ004-141900-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0016.160214T0400Z-160214T1900Z/
216 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON MST SUNDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET FOR...EVARO HILL...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROADS ABOVE 4000 FEET...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MST SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING, BECOMING
  MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
  ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL LEAD TO SLICK AND SNOWCOVERED ROADWAYS,
  MAINLY OVER LOOKOUT PASS. VALLEYS MAY SEE A MIX OF RAIN AND
  SNOW, BUT ACCUMULATIONS ON ROADWAYS ARE NOT EXPECTED. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 8 INCHES FROM HAUGAN TO LOOKOUT PASS.

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IDZ006-MTZ006-141900-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0016.160214T0600Z-160214T1900Z/
216 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016 /116 PM PST SAT FEB 13 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM MST /10 PM PST/
THIS EVENING TO NOON MST /11 AM PST/ SUNDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROADS ABOVE 4000 FEET...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM MST /10 PM PST/ THIS EVENING TO NOON
MST /11 AM PST/ SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING,
  BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES BY SUNDAY MORNING.
  ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL LEAD TO SLICK AND SNOWCOVERED ROADWAYS,
  ESPECIALLY OVER LOLO AND LOST TRAIL PASS. VALLEYS MAY SEE A MIX
  OF RAIN AND SNOW, BUT ACCUMULATIONS ON ROADWAYS ARE NOT
  EXPECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 8 INCHES OVER LOLO AND LOST TRAIL
  PASSES. 2 TO 4 INCHES FOR DIXIE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...DIXIE...ELK CITY...HIGHWAY 93 
  SULA TO LOST TRAIL PASS...LOLO PASS

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MTZ002-141900-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0016.160214T0600Z-160214T1900Z/
216 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON MST SUNDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET FOR...MARIAS PASS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROADS ABOVE 4000 FEET...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MST SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT, BECOMING
  MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES BY SUNDAY MORNING. ACCUMULATING SNOW
  WILL LEAD TO SLICK AND SNOWCOVERED ROADWAYS, ESPECIALLY OVER
  MARIAS PASS. VALLEYS MAY SEE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW, BUT
  ACCUMULATIONS ON ROADWAYS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 6 INCHES.

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WWUS45 KTFX 132100
WSWTFX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
200 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016


MTZ009-048-141100-
/O.NEW.KTFX.WW.Y.0006.160214T0600Z-160214T1800Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MARIAS PASS...LOGAN PASS
200 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM MST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN ROCKY
  MOUNTAIN FRONTS INCLUDING MARIAS PASS AND LOGAN PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT AND TAPER OFF
  MID-MORNING

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ARE LIKELY TO BECOME SNOW COVERED AND ICY
  MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT. BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO CAUSE POOR
  VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. 

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* WEB PAGE: TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD 
  PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS 
  TAB.

* CANL PAGE: TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THE DEGREE OF 
  STRESS ON YOUNG LIVESTOCK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK 
  ON THE ITEMS OF INTEREST LINK ON THE LEFT THEN SELECT CANL.

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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