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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
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WWUS45 KMSO 260945

WSWMSO



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Missoula MT

345 AM MDT Fri Apr 26 2019



MTZ002-270945-

/O.NEW.KMSO.WS.A.0007.190427T2100Z-190428T1800Z/

West Glacier Region-

345 AM MDT Fri Apr 26 2019



...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

SUNDAY MORNING...



* WHAT...A late season snow storm may bring heavy snow to areas 

  of Glacier National Park and Highway 2 from Essex to Marias Pass

  Saturday evening through Sunday morning. Total snow 

  accumulations of 4 to 8 inches possible, with isolated higher 

  amounts over Marias Pass. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph 

  further reducing visibility. Lower elevations could see 1 to 4 

  inches.



* WHERE...Highway 2 from Essex to Marias Pass.



* WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning.



* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant

snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue

to monitor the latest forecasts. 



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WWUS45 KTFX 260910

WSWTFX



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

310 AM MDT Fri Apr 26 2019



MTZ009-048-262115-

/O.NEW.KTFX.WS.A.0009.190427T2100Z-190428T2100Z/

Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Southern Rocky Mountain Front-

Including Logan Pass, Marias Pass, and Heart Butte

310 AM MDT Fri Apr 26 2019



...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

SUNDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 4000 FEET...



* WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 4000 feet. Total snow

  accumulations of 4 to 8 inches. Winds could gust as high as 40 

  mph.



* WHERE...Northern Rocky Mountain Front and Southern Rocky 

  Mountain Front.



* WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.



* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be difficult.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant

snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue

to monitor the latest forecasts. 



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MTZ012-013-050-054-262115-

/O.NEW.KTFX.WS.A.0009.190428T0400Z-190429T0400Z/

Cascade-Chouteau-Judith Basin-Meagher-

Including Kings Hill Pass, Raynesford, Stanford, and Hobson

310 AM MDT Fri Apr 26 2019



...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH

SUNDAY EVENING ABOVE 4000 FEET...



* WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 4000 feet. Total snow

  accumulations of 3 to 6 inches possible. Winds could gust as

  high as 40 mph.



* WHERE...Cascade, Chouteau, Judith Basin and Meagher.



* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday evening.



* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be difficult.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant

snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue

to monitor the latest forecasts. 



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