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FWUS45 KMSO 271030
SAGMSO

Backcountry Forecast for western Montana and north central Idaho
National Weather Service Missoula MT
330 AM MST Thu Nov 27 2014

Discussion: Not available during early season.

For the latest information on watches, warnings and advisories, go
to weather.gov/missoula.

MTZ001-272230-
Far northwest Montana (Kootenai)-
including...Purcell and Cabinet Mountains

--------------------------- 5000-7000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           36 to 40     31 to 35     34 to 38
Winds(mph)            SW 31        SW 28        SW 31
Precip Chc            90           80           100
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.22         0.25         0.41
Snow Amt(in)          0-2          0-4          4-7

Snow Level            6000         5500         5000

$$
MTZ002-009-272230-
Northwest Montana (Flathead and Glacier Park)-
including...northern Mission and Swan Ranges

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           35 to 40     29 to 34     32 to 39
Winds(mph)            SW 29        SW 27        SW 25
Precip Chc            90           80           100
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.36         0.30         0.58
Snow Amt(in)          0-4          0-4          6-10

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           30 to 38     22 to 32     27 to 36
Winds(mph)            SW 41        SW 36        SW 32
Precip Chc            90           80           100
Precip Type           snow         snow         snow
Liquid Amt            0.42         0.35         0.66
Snow Amt(in)          4-5          4-5          8-11

Snow Level            5500         5500         4000

$$
MTZ004-006-043-272230-
West central Montana-
including...Rattlesnake Wilderness/Seeley Lake zone and
Bitterroots from Lolo Pass to Lost Trail Pass

--------------------------- 4000-6000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           37 to 43     30 to 35     35 to 41
Winds(mph)            SW 27        SW 24        SW 25
Precip Chc            70           70           90
Precip Type           rain         rain         sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.14         0.17         0.30
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0-4

--------------------------- 6000-8000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           35 to 41     29 to 34     32 to 37
Winds(mph)            SW 29        SW 29        SW 26
Precip Chc            70           70           90
Precip Type           sno/rain     sno/rain     snow
Liquid Amt            0.13         0.18         0.30
Snow Amt(in)          1            2-3          4-5

Snow Level            6500         6000         5500

$$
IDZ006-272230-
US Highway 12 in Idaho (Lochsa)-
including...Powell

--------------------------- 2000-4000 FT ----------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Hi/Lo Temps           37 to 40     30 to 33     38 to 40
Winds(mph)            SW 16        SW 14        SW 14
Precip Chc            80           70           90
Precip Type           rain         rain         rain
Liquid Amt            0.11         0.15         0.28
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0

------------------------- 4000 TO 6000 FT ---------------------------
                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Hi/Lo Temps           37 to 40     30 to 33     35 to 38
Winds(mph)            SW 23        SW 20        SW 20
Precip Chc            80           80           90
Precip Type           rain         rain         sno/rain
Liquid Amt            0.15         0.20         0.35
Snow Amt(in)          0            0            0-4

Snow Level            6500         6000         5500

$$




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