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Montana, Northern Rocky Mountain Front

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 3:22 AM MST on December 20, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 22, 2014


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 5 PM this
afternoon to 5 am MST Monday for elevations above 5000 feet...

A Winter Weather Advisory for elevations above 5000 feet for snow
and blowing snow remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 5
am MST Monday.

* Timing and main impact: snow will develop over the Rocky
Mountains tonight night and continue through early Monday. The
axis of heaviest snowfall will gradually shift from north to
south.

* Snow accumulations: 3 to 6 inches of snow are expected over
mountain passes with 10 to 20 inches possible above pass
level. Snow accumulation may be reduced further south as
snow levels rise on Sunday afternoon.

* Winds and visibility: wind gusts up to 60 mph will peak early
Sunday through favored areas along the Rocky Mountain front.
Visibility could drop below 1/2 mile at times in blowing
snow.

* Elevations: for elevations above 5000 feet.

* Locations affected include: Marias Pass... Boulder Hill... Elk
Park Pass... Homestake pass... Flesher Pass... MacDonald
Pass... Rogers Pass

* to see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit
our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling... especially in open
areas.

For specific Road and travel conditions in Montana... dial 5 1 1.





High Wind Warning

Statement as of 3:19 AM MST on December 20, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EST on December 21, 2014


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST Sunday...

A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST Sunday.

* Timing and winds: strong wind gusts will taper to around 30 mph
later today then become stronger again late tonight and Sunday
morning. Wind gusts late tonight and Sunday will exceed 65 mph
at times.

* Other impacts: strong cross winds will cause difficult
driving conditions for high profile vehicles.

* Locations affected include: Choteau... Browning... Marias Pass

* to see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit
our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.





Local Storm Report



12/19/2014 0200 am

8 miles se of east Glacier , Glacier County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m61 mph, reported by mesonet.


            61 mph wind gust at the Deep Creek RAWS location. Time
            of event is estimated.



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