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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
356 AM MST SUN MAR 1 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.

MTZ008-015-052>055-012300-
/O.NEW.KTFX.WW.Y.0012.150303T0000Z-150303T1800Z/
BEAVERHEAD-MADISON-JEFFERSON-BROADWATER-MEAGHER-GALLATIN-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES...BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...
ELK PARK PASS...HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...TOWNSEND...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...
BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE
356 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

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

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

* 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 NIGHT 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 ZERO MONDAY NIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF COLD
  TEMPERATURES AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE WIND CHILL VALUES
  OF 10 BELOW ZERO TO 20 BELOW ZERO MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...BATTLE
  RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST
  YELLOWSTONE...BOULDER...BOULDER HILL...ELK PARK PASS...
  HOMESTAKE PASS...WHITEHALL...TOWNSEND...BIG HOLE PASS... CHIEF
  JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
  RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
356 AM MST SUN MAR 1 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.

MTZ009-010-044-046-012300-
/O.NEW.KTFX.WW.Y.0012.150302T1200Z-150303T1200Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-TOOLE-
EASTERN PONDERA-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
CUT BANK...SHELBY...CONRAD
356 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

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

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP MONDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON THEN DIMINISH MONDAY EVENING.
  A PERIOD OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS
  EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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 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.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...SHELBY...
  CONRAD...CUT BANK.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
356 AM MST SUN MAR 1 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>051-012300-
/O.NEW.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
356 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

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

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE MONDAY MORNING
  OR 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.

&&

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
402 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

MTZ034-038-039-041-056-064>067-WYZ098-099-021115-
/O.NEW.KBYZ.WS.A.0003.150303T0100Z-150303T1900Z/
NORTHERN STILLWATER-SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...COLUMBUS...ABSAROKEE...PARK CITY...
REED POINT...RAPELJE...LODGE GRASS...PRYOR...WYOLA...FORT SMITH...
BRIDGER...JOLIET...FROMBERG...BELFRY...WARREN...BIG TIMBER...
MELVILLE...RED LODGE...ROBERTS...ROSCOE...EMIGRANT...LIVINGSTON...
SPRINGDALE...FISHTAIL...MCLEOD...NYE...COOKE CITY...BURGESS JCT...
SHERIDAN...DAYTON...RANCHESTER...BIG HORN...STORY...CLEARMONT
402 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...MONDAY EVENING THROUGH NOON ON TUESDAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 14 INCHES IN MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY ON
  NORTH FACING SLOPES. 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE FOOTHILLS. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTH AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOWFALL AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS MAY PRODUCE
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  HIGHWAY 87 SOUTH OF LIVINGSTON...HIGHWAY 212 SOUTH OF
  LAUREL...AND INTERSTATE 90. THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE DANGEROUS
  FOR YOUNG LIVESTOCK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE BUT NOT IMMINENT. AT THIS TIME THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR
SIGNIFICANT SNOW. FUTURE DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS
SO IT IS IMPORTANT TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
402 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

MTZ063-021115-
/O.NEW.KBYZ.WS.A.0003.150302T1800Z-150303T1300Z/
JUDITH GAP-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...JUDITH GAP
402 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...MID DAY MONDAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS MAY
  CREATE NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES ALONG HIGHWAY 191
  AROUND JUDITH GAP.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE BUT NOT IMMINENT. AT THIS TIME THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR
SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. FUTURE DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY
BECOME HAZARDOUS SO IT IS IMPORTANT TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
401 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

MTZ028-029-034-035-038>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-021115-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
401 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER TODAY AND
TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A POTENT STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING SNOW AND VERY COLD
CANADIAN AIR MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
COULD BE SIGNIFICANT WITH THIS SYSTEM WEST OF A ROUNDUP TO ASHLAND
LINE. HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE ALONG NORTH FACING FOOTHILLS AND IN
MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS FROM LIVINGSTON TO RED LODGE AND IN THE
SHERIDAN VICINITY. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW MAY IMPACT
TRAVEL...INCLUDING PORTIONS OF I-90 AND HIGHWAYS 212...191 AND
310. STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECAST FOR DETAILS ON THIS
POTENTIAL WINTER STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
326 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

MTZ016>027-059>062-021100-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-
SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
326 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PLUNGE INTO THE REGION BEGINNING MONDAY
AFTERNOON BRINGING STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS...VERY COLD
TEMPERATURES... DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS OF 20 BELOW TO 40 BELOW AND
A CHANCE OF SNOW. FRIGID TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO MODIFY
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS UPPER RIDGING BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

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