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WWUS85 KMSO 150047

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Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Missoula MT

547 PM MST Tue Jan 14 2020

 

MTZ004.006-043-150145-

Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains MT-Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys MT-

Lower Clark Fork Region MT-Potomac/Seeley Lake Region MT-

547 PM MST Tue Jan 14 2020



...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOULA AND NORTH

CENTRAL RAVALLI COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM MST...



At 547 PM MST, Doppler radar was tracking intense snow showers 

approaching the south side of Missoula and northern end of the 

Bitterroot valley.



Visibility one-half mile or less will be possible. Heavy snow rates 

of 1 inch per hour are likely.  Watch for quickly changing road 

conditions along Highway 93 between south Missoula and Stevensville.



Locations impacted include...

Missoula, Lolo, Stevensville and Florence. 



LAT...LON 4683 11386 4649 11400 4646 11430 4680 11424

TIME...MOT...LOC 0047Z 249DEG 46KT 4676 11429 4639 11480 



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Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

1251 AM MST Wed Jan 15 2020



MTZ013-046-049-151000-

Chouteau-Eastern Pondera-Eastern Teton-

Including the cities of Fort Benton, Carter, Big Sandy, Brady, 

Conrad, Fairfield, and Dutton

1251 AM MST Wed Jan 15 2020



A narrow line of snow showers extends from central Teton County 

northeast into southeastern Pondera and northwest Chouteau 

Counties. Currently the most impacted areas are along highway 89 

just north of the city of Choteau and along interstate 15 just 

north of Dutton. The snow may continue over the next hour or so as

the line of showers slowly move toward the east northeast. Anyone

traveling should be prepared for possible reduced visibility and 

slippery roads. 



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