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Accidents and Incidents Report

Special Weather Statement

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WWUS85 KTFX 241630

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Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

930 AM MST Wed Feb 24 2021



MTZ012.014-047-050-051-053-054-241715-

Broadwater-Chouteau-Cascade-Fergus-Blaine-Judith Basin-Central and

Southern Lewis and Clark-Meagher-

930 AM MST Wed Feb 24 2021



...AN AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW CONTINUES TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF 

CENTRAL AND NORTH-CENTRAL MONTANA...



At 927 AM MST, an area of light to moderate snow was located along a 

line extending from near St. Pierre to 11 miles southeast of 

Highwood to 9 miles southeast of Cascade. Movement was southeast at 

20 mph.



A period of reduced visibility down to one half mile or less and 

slippery roads can be expected as this area of snow moves southeast. 

Accumulations will generally be less than an inch with locally 

higher amounts possible.



Snowfall will diminish from northwest to southeast through noon 

today.



Locations impacted include...

Great Falls, Fort Benton, Cascade, Big Sandy, Stanford, Lincoln,

Belt, Geraldine, Denton, Winifred, Highwood, Wolf Creek, Geyser,

Boneau, Carter, Neihart, Floweree, Windham, Eden and Stockett.



This includes the following highways...

 Interstate 15 between mile markers 205 and 259.

 Highway 287 between mile markers 1  and 22.

 Highway 87 between mile markers 17 and 88.



LAT...LON 4681 11066 4675 11195 4691 11268 4732 11274

      4731 11167 4742 11131 4756 11119 4791 11107

      4822 11071 4822 11062 4831 11060 4830 10985

      4822 10985 4822 10975 4778 10955 4770 10935

      4748 10921

TIME...MOT...LOC 1627Z 300DEG 22KT 4819 10981 4745 11065 4715 11159 



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RCG



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