Montana Department of Transportation

Main Content

Accidents and Incidents Report

Special Weather Statement

***********************************************************************
 
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.
 
***********************************************************************

WWUS85 KBYZ 191223

SPSBYZ



Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Billings MT

523 AM MST TUE FEB 19 2019



MTZ040-041-064.068-191615-

Beartooth Foothills-Paradise Valley-Northern Park-Absaroka/Beartooth

Mountains-Crazy Mountains-Livingston Area-Northern Sweet Grass-

523 AM MST TUE FEB 19 2019



...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS AROUND LIVINGSTON...



Winds draining out of the Shields River Valley were combining with 

very cold air to create wind chills of 25 to 35 below zero around 

the Livingston area. These bitterly cold wind chills are expected to 

continue until mid morning. Conditions will improve late this 

morning as winds decrease a bit and surface temperatures moderate. 

Bundle up, dress in layers and cover all exposed skin. Frostbite can 

occur in as little as 30 minutes in these conditions.



Locations impacted include...

Livingston, Clyde Park, Pine Creek, Springdale and Mc Leod. 



LAT...LON 4588 11079 4602 11047 4563 10996 4540 11055

      4560 11080

TIME...MOT...LOC 1218Z 327DEG 42KT 4564 11043 



--------------------------------

TWH



****************************
****************************