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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
440 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO BRING SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MONDAY AND
MONDAY NIGHT ALONG WITH VERY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SURGE SOUTH THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A PERIOD OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO ACCOMPANY AND FOLLOW THE FRONTAL PASSAGE WITH MUCH
COLDER TEMPERATURES AND VERY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES EXPECTED
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND A
PERIOD OF CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL IMPACT
TRAVEL MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PARTICULARLY IN OPEN AND
EXPOSED LOCATIONS.

MTZ012>014-048>051-030000-
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0012.150302T1800Z-150303T1200Z/
CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-
SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN TETON-JUDITH BASIN-FERGUS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...GREAT FALLS...
KINGS HILL PASS...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...FLESHER PASS...
HELENA...LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS...CHOTEAU...
FAIRFIELD...STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE
440 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE MONDAY MORNING
  OR EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING... DIMINISHING BY TUESDAY MORNING. A PERIOD OF GUSTY
  NORTH WINDS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS EXPECTED MONDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE
  MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: A PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS AT 20 TO
  30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IS LIKELY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITY
  TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURE AND WIND CHILL: TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE
  SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE AND BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT. THE
  COMBINATION OF COLD TEMPERATURES AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL
  CREATE WIND CHILL VALUES OF 15 BELOW ZERO TO 25 BELOW ZERO
  MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: FAIRFIELD...CHOTEAU...STANFORD...
  LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...
  GREAT FALLS...KINGS HILL PASS...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...
  LINCOLN...MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
  OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THE DEGREE OF STRESS ON
  YOUNG LIVESTOCK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE C
  A N L LINK ON THE LEFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA...DIAL 5 1 1.

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