weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

One product issued by NWS for:

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
154 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...LIGHT SNOW SATURDAY FOR NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...

.LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH CENTRAL
MONTANA AS A COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE REGION.

MTZ011>013-047-051-310900-
/O.NEW.KTFX.WW.Y.0004.150131T1200Z-150201T1200Z/
HILL-CASCADE-CHOUTEAU-BLAINE-FERGUS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...HAVRE...GREAT FALLS...
KINGS HILL PASS...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...CHINOOK...LEWISTOWN...
LEWISTOWN DIVIDE
154 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM
MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
SATURDAY TO 5 AM MST SUNDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE HI-LINE
  EARLY SATURDAY...THEN SHIFT THROUGH EASTERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
  MONTANA THROUGH THE DAY SATURDAY. SNOW WILL TAPER EARLY SUNDAY
  AS DRY AND COLDER AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED OVER THE PLAINS...WITH 2 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER AND
  ADJACENT TO THE BEARS PAW...HIGHWOOD...LITTLE BELT...AND BIG
  SNOWY MOUNTAINS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: DUE TO RECENT MILD TEMPERATURES...SNOW MAY
  INITIALLY MELT ON AREA ROADS. ICY AND SNOW-COVERED ROADS COULD
  CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AS TEMPERATURES FALL DURING
  THE DAY SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: HAVRE...GREAT FALLS...KINGS HILL
  PASS...BIG SANDY...FORT BENTON...CHINOOK...LEWISTOWN...
  LEWISTOWN DIVIDE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 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.

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

&&

$$








U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE