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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
255 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

IDZ009-010-022200-
/O.EXB.KMSO.WW.Y.0022.150303T0000Z-150303T1800Z/
WESTERN LEMHI COUNTY-EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
255 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO 11 AM
MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO 11 AM MST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW...GUSTY NORTH WINDS...AND COLD
  WIND CHILLS LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
  MODERATE SNOW BANDS PRODUCING ACCUMULATING SNOW IN A SHORT
  PERIOD OF TIME ARE LIKELY. SLICK ROADS WILL IMPACT AREA TRAVEL.
  COLD AND WET CONDITIONS WILL STRESS NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 2 INCHES... LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILLS: ZERO TO 15 BELOW ZERO STARTING MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...SHOUP...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28
  TENDOY TO LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO
  GIBBONSVILLE...LEMHI PASS...SALMON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE
PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

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