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ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
206 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

TO ALL WFOS SURROUNDING WFO TFX
FM WFO TFX

WFO TFX HAS ISSUED A HEADS-UP EMAIL TO OUR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
COMMUNITY AND OTHER PARTNERS.

EMAIL TOPIC...UPDATED WEEKEND THROUGH CHRISTMAS FORECAST

...REASONING IN EMAIL...
A VERY MOIST NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY
EVENING AND LAST THROUGH MONDAY. MOUNTAIN PASSES FROM THE ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT TO SOUTHWEST MONTANA COULD SEE FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES OF
SNOW WHILE MOUNTAINS COULD SEE FROM 1 TO 2 FEET OF SNOW.
SNOW-COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS AND POOR VISIBILTIES WILL HAMPER
TRAVEL AND IN PARTICULAR TRAVEL OVER PASSES FROM THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN
FRONT THROUGH SOUTHWEST MONTANA. WINTER WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS HAVE
BEEN ISSUED.

THERE CONTINUES TO BE INDICATIONS THAT A STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT
SOUTHWEST TO CENTRAL MONTANA FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE EVENING OF
CHRISTMAS DAY. A LOT OF UNCERTAINTY EXISTS CONCERNING HOW MUCH SNOW
WILL FALL AND WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR. WINTER WEATHER
HIGHLIGHTS MIGHT BE NEEDED FOR THIS STORM AND HOLIDAY TRAVEL
COULD BE HAMPERED ONCE AGAIN.

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS...DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL OR CHAT
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