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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
352 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

IDZ006-009-010-MTZ002-006-007-043-312200-
/O.EXT.KMSO.WS.A.0007.141102T0000Z-141103T0000Z/
SOUTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS-WESTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-WEST GLACIER REGION-
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION-
352 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 4500 FEET...

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT
  TRAVEL OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. HIGH ELEVATION VALLEYS IN
  SOUTHWEST MONTANA MAY ALSO RECEIVE ACCUMULATING SNOW IMPACTING
  TRAVEL. HUNTERS AND THOSE IN THE BACKCOUNTRY WILL EXPERIENCE RAW
  WINTER CONDITIONS. TIMING FOR THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL
  ACCUMULATIONS IS LATE SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4-8 INCHES ABOVE 4500 FEET...LOCALLY MORE
  IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...DIXIE...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28
  TENDOY TO LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO
  GIBBONSVILLE...LEMHI PASS...MARIAS PASS...HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO
  LOST TRAIL PASS...LOLO PASS...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...
  HIGHWAY 12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...MACDONALD PASS

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.

&&

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