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Bring On The SNOW! November 15, 2010

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
650 AM MST MON NOV 15 2010

MTZ009>015-044>055-152200-
/O.CON.KTFX.WS.W.0014.101116T0000Z-101117T0600Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-HILL-CASCADE-
CHOUTEAU-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-MADISON-TOOLE-
LIBERTY-EASTERN PONDERA-BLAINE-SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
EASTERN TETON-JUDITH BASIN-FERGUS-JEFFERSON-BROADWATER-MEAGHER-
GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
LOGAN PASS...CUT BANK...HAVRE...GREAT FALLS...KINGS HILL PASS...
BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...HELENA...MACDONALD PASS...LINCOLN...
ROGERS PASS...ENNIS...TWIN BRIDGES...RAYNOLDS PASS...SHELBY...
CHESTER...CONRAD...CHINOOK...CHOTEAU...FAIRFIELD...STANFORD...
LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...BOULDER...WHITEHALL...
HOMESTAKE PASS...TOWNSEND...WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...BOZEMAN...
BOZEMAN PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...TARGHEE PASS
650 AM MST MON NOV 15 2010

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 PM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 11 PM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL DEVELOP
  OVER THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY
  TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: SNOW ACCUMULATIONS GREATER THAN 6 INCHES
  WILL OCCUR OVER THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH LOCATIONS IN THE
  MOUNTAINS RECEIVING OVER A FOOT OF NEW ACCUMULATION.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL OCCUR DURING
  THIS EVENT...ALONG WITH HEAVY SNOW FALL AT TIMES. THIS WILL
  BRING VISIBILITIES DOWN TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE AT
  TIMES.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA AND
  MOST OF SOUTHWEST MONTANA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

_____________________________________________________________________

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
442 AM MST MON NOV 15 2010

MTZ007-152200-
/O.CON.KMSO.WW.Y.0113.101116T0000Z-101117T0000Z/
BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
442 AM MST MON NOV 15 2010

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED BY LIGHT TO MODERATE
  SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND WINTRY DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY
  OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES AS THEY BECOME SNOW-COVERED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 4 INCHES IN VALLEYS...UP TO 10 INCHES OVER
  HIGHER TERRAIN.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY
  12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE PASS...MACDONALD PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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