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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:10 PM MST on December 02, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EST on December 05, 2016


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday evening through
Monday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from Saturday evening through
Monday afternoon.

* Locations... Browning... Marias Pass... Logan Pass... Choteau.

* Snow accumulations... 4 to 8 inches of snow at lower elevations
with one to two feet at and above pass level.

* Timing... snow will begin Saturday night... then increase in
intensity by Sunday morning. Snow will then taper off Monday
afternoon.

* Impacts... moderate to at times heavy snow will create hazardous
driving conditions. In addition... blowing and drifting snow is
likely... especially Saturday night into Sunday morning... which
will cause very low visibility at times. Significant travel
impacts will be possible for the Monday morning commute.

* Winds... northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Web page: 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 Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:38 PM MST on December 02, 2016


... Snowfall reports last 48 hours...

Location amount time/date lat/Lon

... Montana...

... Beaverhead County...
Mule Creek snotel 2.0 in 1200 PM 12/02 45.41n/112.96w
bloody Dick snotel 1.0 in 0100 PM 12/02 45.17n/113.50w
3 NNE Polaris 0.7 in 0700 am 12/02 45.42n/113.10w

... Blaine County...
Chinook 0.5 in 0835 am 12/02 48.59n/109.23w

... Cascade County...
Neihart 5.0 in 0700 am 12/02 46.92n/110.72w
Great Falls Airport 2.6 in 0453 am 12/02 47.47n/111.38w
Great Falls NWS 2.6 in 0500 am 12/02 47.46n/111.38w

... Chouteau County...
Fort Benton 0.1 in 0800 am 12/02 47.81n/110.67w

... Gallatin County...
1 se Bozeman 2.6 in 0700 am 12/02 45.66n/111.03w
Brackett creek snotel 1.0 in 0100 PM 12/02 45.89n/110.94w
Lick Creek snotel 1.0 in 0100 PM 12/02 45.50n/110.97w
Bridger Bowl - alpine 0.7 in 0100 PM 12/02 45.83n/110.92w

... Lewis And Clark County...
Copper Camp snotel 1.0 in 0100 PM 12/02 47.08n/112.73w

... Madison County...
5 WNW Big Sky 2.5 in 0100 PM 12/02 45.29n/111.44w
1 E Sheridan 2.1 in 0700 am 12/02 45.46n/112.16w
Divide snotel 1.0 in 0600 am 12/02 44.79n/112.06w
Big Sky - Lobo 0.4 in 0100 PM 12/02 45.28n/111.43w
Ennis 0.2 in 0900 am 12/02 45.34n/111.71w
Yellowstone club - base 0.2 in 0100 PM 12/02 45.24n/111.41w

... Teton County...
Bynum 4 SSE 1.0 in 0630 am 12/02 47.93n/112.29w
3 ENE Dutton 0.5 in 0500 am 12/02 47.86n/111.65w

... Toole County...
Shelby 0.5 in 0900 am 12/02 48.50n/111.86w
Dunkirk 19nne 0.1 in 0800 am 12/02 48.72n/111.47w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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Alabama - Public Information Statement
Alaska - High Wind Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert
California - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Public Information Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Maine - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Public Information Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Avalanche Warning , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Carolina - Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Tennessee - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Texas - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Utah - Wind Advisory
Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Washington - High Surf Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
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