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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1158 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

IDZ009-010-221200-
/O.EXA.KMSO.WW.Y.0063.141122T0300Z-141123T0000Z/
WESTERN LEMHI COUNTY-EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
1158 AM MST FRI NOV 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 PM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A MIXTURE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW IN
THE VALLEYS AND MOUNTAIN SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: FREEZING RAIN IN THE VALLEYS AND SNOW IN THE
  MOUNTAINS WILL DEVELOP BEFORE MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. UNTREATED
  SURFACES MAY BECOME SLIPPERY WHILE HIGHER MOUNTAIN ROADS WILL
  BECOME SNOW COVERED. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING SNOW AND STRONG
  GUSTY WINDS BY EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO 1 INCH IN THE VALLEYS EXCEPT 2 TO 4
  INCHES AT GILMORE SUMMIT. 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* WIND: GUSTY WINDS TO 35 MPH WILL DEVELOP WITH COLD FRONT PASSAGE
  BY EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. BRIEF REDUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY MAY
  OCCUR DUE TO BLOWING SNOW AT GILMORE SUMMIT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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