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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 KBYZ 172327

WSWBYZ



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Billings MT

427 PM MST Fri Jan 17 2020



MTZ032-033-037-181900-

/O.NEW.KBYZ.WC.Y.0003.200117T2327Z-200118T1900Z/

Custer-Fallon-Carter-

Including the locations of  Miles City, Ismay, Volborg, Baker, 

Plevna, Webster, Ekalaka, Alzada, Hammond, and Belltower

427 PM MST Fri Jan 17 2020



...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...



* WHAT...Very cold wind chills of 20 to 35 below zero.



* WHERE...Custer, Fallon and Carter counties.



* WHEN...Until noon MST Saturday.



* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite

  on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a

hat, and gloves. Make sure you have a winter survival kit in your

vehicle.



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WWUS45 KGGW 181001

WSWGGW



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Glasgow MT

301 AM MST Sat Jan 18 2020



...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS CONTINUING THIS MORNING...



MTZ018-019-059-061-190015-

/O.CON.KGGW.WC.W.0002.000000T0000Z-200118T1900Z/

/O.CON.KGGW.WC.Y.0003.200118T1900Z-200119T1800Z/

Daniels-Sheridan-Northern Phillips-Northern Valley-

Including the cities of Scobey, Plentywood, Medicine Lake, 

Whitewater, and Opheim

301 AM MST Sat Jan 18 2020



...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 AM

MST SUNDAY...



* WHAT...For the Wind Chill Warning, dangerously cold wind chills

  expected, as low as 50 below zero. For the Wind Chill Advisory,

  very cold wind chills expected, as low as 35 below zero.



* WHERE...Daniels, Sheridan, Northern Phillips and Northern 

  Valley Counties.



* WHEN...For the Wind Chill Warning, until noon MST Saturday. 

  For the Wind Chill Advisory, from noon Saturday to 11 AM MST 

  Sunday.



* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause 

  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Avoid outside activities if possible. When outside, make sure you

wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves. 



Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a

hat, and gloves. 



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MTZ016-017-020-024-060-062-190015-

/O.CON.KGGW.WC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-200119T1800Z/

Central and Southeast Phillips-Central and Southern Valley-

Western Roosevelt-Richland-Southwest Phillips-Eastern Roosevelt-

Including the cities of Malta, Glasgow, Fort Peck, Hinsdale, 

Frazer, Wolf Point, Poplar, Sidney, Fairview, Zortman, 

and Culbertson

301 AM MST Sat Jan 18 2020



...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST SUNDAY...



* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 35

  below zero.



* WHERE...Southwest Phillips, Eastern Roosevelt, Central and 

  Southeast Phillips, Western Roosevelt and Central and Southern 

  Valley Counties.



* WHEN...Until 11 AM MST Sunday.



* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause 

  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 15 minutes.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a

hat, and gloves. 



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MTZ022-023-025.027-181900-

/O.CON.KGGW.WC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-200118T1900Z/

Garfield-McCone-Dawson-Prairie-Wibaux-

Including the cities of Jordan, Circle, Glendive, Richey, Terry, 

and Wibaux

301 AM MST Sat Jan 18 2020



...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...



* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 

  35 below zero.



* WHERE...Garfield, Dawson, Wibaux, Prairie and McCone Counties.



* WHEN...Until noon MST Saturday.



* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause 

  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 15 minutes.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a

hat, and gloves. 



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WWUS45 KMSO 171635

WSWMSO



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Missoula MT

935 AM MST Fri Jan 17 2020



IDZ005.010-MTZ001.007-043-171745-

/O.CAN.KMSO.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-200117T1800Z/

Northern Clearwater Mountains-Southern Clearwater Mountains-

Orofino/Grangeville Region-Lower Hells Canyon/Salmon River Region-

Western Lemhi County-Eastern Lemhi County-Kootenai/Cabinet Region-

West Glacier Region-Flathead/Mission Valleys-

Lower Clark Fork Region-Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys-

Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains-Butte/Blackfoot Region-

Potomac/Seeley Lake Region-

935 AM MST Fri Jan 17 2020 /835 AM PST Fri Jan 17 2020/



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...







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WWUS45 KTFX 180331

WSWTFX



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

831 PM MST Fri Jan 17 2020



MTZ011-044-045-047-181900-

/O.UPG.KTFX.WC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-200118T1900Z/

/O.NEW.KTFX.WC.W.0002.200118T0331Z-200118T1900Z/

Hill-Toole-Liberty-Blaine-

Including Havre, Rocky Boy, Rudyard, Shelby, Sunburst, Chester, 

Whitlash, Chinook, Harlem, and Hays

831 PM MST Fri Jan 17 2020



...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...



* WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills occurring. Wind chills as 

  low as 45 below zero.



* WHERE...Hill, Toole, Liberty and Blaine.



* WHEN...Until noon MST Saturday.



* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause 

  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Avoid outside activities if possible. When outside, make sure you

wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves. 



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MTZ009-010-012-013-046-048.051-181900-

/O.CON.KTFX.WC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-200118T1900Z/

Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Eastern Glacier-Cascade-Chouteau-

Eastern Pondera-Southern Rocky Mountain Front-Eastern Teton-

Judith Basin-Fergus-

Including Logan Pass, Browning, Heart Butte, Cut Bank, 

Great Falls, Cascade, Belt, Kings Hill Pass, Fort Benton, Carter,

Big Sandy, Brady, Conrad, Bynum, Choteau, Augusta, Fairfield, 

Dutton, Raynesford, Stanford, Hobson, Lewistown, Winifred, 

Lewistown Divide, and Grass Range

831 PM MST Fri Jan 17 2020



...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST

SATURDAY...



* WHAT...Very cold wind chills occurring. Wind chills as low as 

  35 below zero.



* WHERE...Portions of central and north central Montana.



* WHEN...Until noon MST Saturday.



* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause 

  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a

hat, and gloves. 



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