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Winter Storm Warning/Watch/Advisory

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WWUS45 KBYZ 012035
WSWBYZ

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
135 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

MTZ063-022045-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WS.A.0003.150302T1800Z-150303T1300Z/
JUDITH GAP-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...JUDITH GAP
135 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT. 

* TIMING...MID DAY MONDAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS MAY
  CREATE NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES ALONG HIGHWAY 191
  AROUND JUDITH GAP. THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE DANGEROUS FOR YOUNG
  LIVESTOCK.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE BUT NOT IMMINENT. AT THIS TIME THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR
SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. FUTURE DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY
BECOME HAZARDOUS SO IT IS IMPORTANT TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

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MTZ034-038-039-041-056-064.067-WYZ098-099-022045-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WS.A.0003.150303T0100Z-150303T1900Z/
NORTHERN STILLWATER-SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...COLUMBUS...ABSAROKEE...PARK CITY...
REED POINT...RAPELJE...LODGE GRASS...PRYOR...WYOLA...FORT SMITH...
BRIDGER...JOLIET...FROMBERG...BELFRY...WARREN...BIG TIMBER...
MELVILLE...RED LODGE...ROBERTS...ROSCOE...EMIGRANT...LIVINGSTON...
SPRINGDALE...FISHTAIL...MCLEOD...NYE...COOKE CITY...BURGESS JCT...
SHERIDAN...DAYTON...RANCHESTER...BIG HORN...STORY...CLEARMONT
135 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. 

* TIMING...MONDAY EVENING THROUGH NOON ON TUESDAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY
  ON NORTH FACING SLOPES. 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE FOOTHILLS. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTH AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS MAY PRODUCE 
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING 
  HIGHWAY 87 SOUTH OF LIVINGSTON...HIGHWAY 212 SOUTH OF 
  LAUREL... AND INTERSTATE 90. THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE 
  DANGEROUS FOR YOUNG LIVESTOCK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE BUT NOT IMMINENT. AT THIS TIME THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR
SIGNIFICANT SNOW. FUTURE DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS
SO IT IS IMPORTANT TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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WWUS45 KMSO 012155
WSWMSO

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
255 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

IDZ009-010-022200-
/O.EXB.KMSO.WW.Y.0022.150303T0000Z-150303T1800Z/
WESTERN LEMHI COUNTY-EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
255 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO 11 AM
MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO 11 AM MST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW...GUSTY NORTH WINDS...AND COLD
  WIND CHILLS LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
  MODERATE SNOW BANDS PRODUCING ACCUMULATING SNOW IN A SHORT
  PERIOD OF TIME ARE LIKELY. SLICK ROADS WILL IMPACT AREA TRAVEL.
  COLD AND WET CONDITIONS WILL STRESS NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 2 INCHES... LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILLS: ZERO TO 15 BELOW ZERO STARTING MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...SHOUP...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28 
  TENDOY TO LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO 
  GIBBONSVILLE...LEMHI PASS...SALMON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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.

COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

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IDZ005.008-022200-
/O.EXA.KMSO.WW.Y.0022.150302T2100Z-150303T1800Z/
NORTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-
OROFINO/GRANGEVILLE REGION-LOWER HELLS CANYON/SALMON RIVER REGION-
255 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO 10 AM
PST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...AND
  COLD WIND CHILLS LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SLICK
  ROADS WILL IMPACT AREA TRAVEL. COLD AND WET CONDITIONS WILL
  STRESS NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES... LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILLS: SINGLE DIGIT TO 10 BELOW ZERO STARTING MONDAY
  EVENING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...ELK RIVER...HIGHWAY 11 PIERCE TO 
  HEADQUARTERS...PIERCE...DIXIE...ELK CITY...HIGHWAY 12 LOWELL 
  TO LOLO PASS...CAMAS PRAIRIE...GRANGEVILLE AND VICINITY...
  GREER GRADE...HIGHWAY 95 SLATE CREEK TO RIGGINS...WHITE BIRD 
  GRADE

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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.

COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

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MTZ002-003-022200-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0022.150302T1500Z-150303T1500Z/
WEST GLACIER REGION-FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS-
255 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM MONDAY TO
8 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM MONDAY TO
8 AM MST TUESDAY. 

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A MOIST WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE WITH 
  AN ARCTIC AIR MASS TO PRODUCE ACCUMULATING SNOW ON MONDAY. 
  STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PRODUCE COLD WIND CHILLS MONDAY 
  AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THIS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL AND 
  NEWBORN LIVESTOCK. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* BLOWING SNOW: VISIBILITY QUICKLY REDUCED TO LESS THAN A MILE 
  ATTIMES.

* WIND CHILLS: 5 BELOW ZERO TO 15 BELOW ZERO STARTING MONDAY 
  EVENING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BAD ROCK CANYON...ESSEX...HIGHWAY 
  83 BIGFORK TO SWAN LAKE...MARIAS PASS...POLEBRIDGE...FLATHEAD 
  LAKE...FLATHEAD VALLEY...MISSION VALLEY...POLSON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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.

COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

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MTZ001-022200-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0022.150302T1500Z-150303T1500Z/
KOOTENAI/CABINET REGION-
255 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM MONDAY TO
8 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM MONDAY TO
8 AM MST TUESDAY. 

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A MOIST WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE WITH 
  AN ARCTIC AIR MASS TO PRODUCE ACCUMULATING SNOW AND LOW WIND 
  CHILLS MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THIS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL 
  AND NEWBORN LIVESTOCK. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WIND CHILLS: 5 ABOVE ZERO TO 10 BELOW ZERO STARING MONDAY 
  EVENING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 2 KALISPELL TO LIBBY... 
  HIGHWAY 37 EUREKA TO LIBBY...HIGHWAY 56 BULL LAKE ROAD...
  HIGHWAY 93 EUREKA TO WHITEFISH

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 USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

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MTZ004.007-043-022200-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0022.150302T2100Z-150303T1800Z/
LOWER CLARK FORK REGION-MISSOULA/BITTERROOT VALLEYS-
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
255 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO
11 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO
11 AM MST TUESDAY. 

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A MOIST WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE WITH 
  AN ARCTIC AIR MASS TO PRODUCE ACCUMULATING SNOW... GUSTY 
  NORTHEAST WINDS AND COLD WIND CHILLS LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON 
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. HEAVY SNOW BANDS PRODUCING 
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME ARE POSSIBLE. 
  TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED... ESPECIALLY DURING THE MONDAY 
  EVENING COMMUTE... DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. THE COLD AND 
  WET CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT NEWBORN LIVESTOCK. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES... LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* BLOWING SNOW: VISIBILITY QUICKLY REDUCED TO LESS THAN A MILE 
  AT TIMES... ESPECIALLY NEAR HELLGATE CANYON. 

* WIND CHILLS: 5 BELOW ZERO TO 15 BELOW ZERO STARTING MONDAY 
  EVENING. COLDER WIND CHILLS TO NEAR 20 BELOW ZERO IN SOUTHWEST 
  MONTANA. 

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...EVARO HILL...HIGHWAY 200 THOMPSON 
  FALLS TO PLAINS...HIGHWAY 200 TROUT CREEK TO HERON...I-90 
  LOOKOUT PASS TO HAUGAN...BITTERROOT VALLEY...MISSOULA...
  HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO LOST TRAIL PASS...LOLO PASS...BUTTE...
  GEORGETOWN LAKE... HIGHWAY 12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE 
  PASS...MACDONALD PASS...HIGHWAY 200 BONNER TO GREENOUGH...
  HIGHWAY 83 SEELEY LAKE TO CONDON...I-90 EAST MISSOULA TO 
  BEARMOUTH

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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.

COLD WINDCHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

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WWUS45 KTFX 012133
WSWTFX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
233 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO BRING SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MONDAY AND
MONDAY NIGHT ALONG WITH VERY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SURGE SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A PERIOD OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO ACCOMPANY AND FOLLOW THE FRONTAL PASSAGE WITH MUCH
COLDER TEMPERATURES AND VERY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES EXPECTED
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND A
PERIOD OF CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL IMPACT
TRAVEL MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PARTICULARLY IN OPEN AND
EXPOSED LOCATIONS.

MTZ009-010-044-046-021200-
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0012.150302T1200Z-150303T1200Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-TOOLE-
EASTERN PONDERA-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CUT BANK...SHELBY...CONRAD
233 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MONDAY TO
5 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 5 AM MONDAY TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING MONDAY
  EVENING. A PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW IS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE 
  MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: A PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS AT 20 TO
  30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IS LIKELY MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH 
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 
  ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. 

* TEMPERATURE AND WIND CHILL: TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE
  SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE AND BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT. THE COMBINATION
  OF COLD TEMPERATURES AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE WIND
  CHILL VALUES OF 15 BELOW ZERO TO 25 BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...SHELBY...
   CONRAD...CUT BANK. 

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

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THE DEGREE OF STRESS ON 
  YOUNG LIVESTOCK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE C 
  A N L LINK ON THE LEFT. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

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MTZ012.014-048.051-021200-
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0012.150302T1800Z-150303T1200Z/
CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-
SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN TETON-JUDITH BASIN-FERGUS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...GREAT FALLS...
KINGS HILL PASS...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...FLESHER PASS...
HELENA...LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...CHOTEAU...
FAIRFIELD...STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE
233 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MONDAY TO
5 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM MONDAY TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE MONDAY MORNING OR
  EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
  DIMINISHING BY TUESDAY MORNING. A PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS
  WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE 
  MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: A PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS AT 20 TO
  30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IS LIKELY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND 
  EVENING WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITY 
  TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. 

* TEMPERATURE AND WIND CHILL: TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE 
  SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE AND BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT. THE 
  COMBINATION OF COLD TEMPERATURES AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL 
  CREATE WIND CHILL VALUES OF 15 BELOW ZERO TO 25 BELOW ZERO 
  MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: FAIRFIELD...CHOTEAU...STANFORD... 
  LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON... 
  GREAT FALLS...KINGS HILL PASS...FLESHER PASS...HELENA... 
  LINCOLN... MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS.

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

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THE DEGREE OF STRESS ON 
  YOUNG LIVESTOCK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE C 
  A N L LINK ON THE LEFT. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

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MTZ008-015-052.055-021200-
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0012.150303T0000Z-150303T1800Z/
BEAVERHEAD-MADISON-JEFFERSON-BROADWATER-MEAGHER-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES...BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...
ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...TOWNSEND...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...
BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE
233 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO
11 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO 11 AM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP MONDAY AFTERNOON AND 
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...DIMINISHING TUESDAY MORNING. A 
  PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS 
  EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE 
  MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: A PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS AT 20 TO
  30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IS LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT WITH 
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 
  ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. 

* TEMPERATURE AND WIND CHILL: TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE 
  SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO MONDAY NIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF 
  COLD TEMPERATURES AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE WIND 
  CHILL VALUES OF 10 BELOW ZERO TO 20 BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT 
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...BATTLE 
  RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST 
  YELLOWSTONE...BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS... 
  HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...TOWNSEND...BIG HOLE PASS... 
  CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS 
  HILL... RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES.

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

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THE DEGREE OF STRESS ON 
  YOUNG LIVESTOCK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE C 
  A N L LINK ON THE LEFT. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

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