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Montana, Central and Southern Lewis and Clark

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 2:51 PM MST on December 19, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 22, 2014

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

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for elevations above 5000 feet for snow and
blowing snow... which is in effect from 5 PM Saturday to 5 am MST

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

* 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

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

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