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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
954 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT UNTIL
NOON MDT THURSDAY...

MTZ002-021200-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0055.141002T0600Z-141002T1800Z/
WEST GLACIER REGION-
954 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON MDT THURSDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET FOR...MARIAS PASS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW ABOVE 5000 FEET... WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: A FAST MOVING SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW AND COLDER
  TEMPERATURES BEGINNING AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND LASTING UNTIL
  NOON THURSDAY. THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY EAST WINDS AND SNOW WILL
  CREATE POOR VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WHICH WILL PRODUCE
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION ABOVE 5000
  FEET...UP TO 6 INCHES FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6500 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.


&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
434 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014


MTZ009-010-012100-
/O.NEW.KTFX.WW.Y.0043.141002T0600Z-141002T1800Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...
LOGAN PASS
434 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON MDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL BEGIN AFTER MIDNIGHT THEN END
  BY LATE THURSDAY MORNING. MOST OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE
  BETWEEN 3 AM MDT AND 9 AM MDT. POOR VISIBILITIES WILL HAMPER
  TRAVEL.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE LIKELY.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WILL
  DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT THEN DIMINISH LATE THURSDAY MORNING.
  VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE NEAR OR BELOW ONE MILE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: ROADS ABOVE 5000 FEET WILL BECOME SLIPPERY DUE TO
  SLUSH AND SNOW. IN PARTICULAR THIS INCLUDES THE HUDSON BAY
  DIVIDE. THERE WILL BE A RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA IN THE BACK COUNTRY
  WITH WIND CHILLS FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...LOGAN
  PASS. THIS ADVISORY DOES NOT INCLUDE CUT BANK.

* 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.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
304 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

MTZ016-017-021>023-012200-
/O.EXT.KGGW.LW.Y.0038.141001T1200Z-141003T0300Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
304 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS TODAY FOLLOWED BY A LULL TONIGHT
  AND STRONGER NORTHWEST WINDS ON THURSDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH
  THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH TODAY AND NORTHWEST 20 TO 30
  MPH ON THURSDAY...WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 40 MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND MAY RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH COULD TIP
  OR SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING ONTO FORT PECK
LAKE. FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS. STAY
CLOSE TO SHORE OR AROUND PROTECTED AREAS.

&&

$$


Freeze Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
308 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014


IDZ017-020-021-012115-
/O.NEW.KPIH.FZ.A.0005.141002T0900Z-141002T1500Z/
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURLEY...RUPERT...SHOSHONE...CAREY...
IDAHO FALLS...REXBURG...RIGBY...POCATELLO...BLACKFOOT
308 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING.

* TEMPERATURE...30 TO 35 DEGREES.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...BURLEY...RUPERT...SHOSHONE...CAREY...IDAHO
  FALLS...REXBURG...RIGBY...POCATELLO...BLACKFOOT

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER
  SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
147 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

WYZ001-012-011800-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
147 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN
WYOMING TODAY...TAPERING OFF AFTER NOON. A GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST
WIND OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE SNOW AT TIMES.
ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL OF 2 TO 5 INCHES IS EXPECTED THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON MAINLY ABOVE 7500 FEET IN THE TETONS AND
SOUTHWEST YELLOWSTONE. REDUCED VISIBILITY CAN BE EXPECTED TIMES.
MANY MOUNTAIN ROADS AND PASSES...INCLUDING TETON PASS...MAY BECOME
SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
147 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

WYZ002-011800-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-
147 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS
TODAY...TAPERING OFF BY EVENING. A GUSTY NORTHWEST WIND OF 10 TO 20
MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE SNOW AT TIMES.
ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL OF 2 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED THIS MORNING
THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY MAINLY ABOVE 7500 FEET. REDUCED
VISIBILITY CAN BE EXPECTED TIMES. MANY MOUNTAIN ROADS AND PASSES MAY
BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME
CAUTION.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
147 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

WYZ008-009-011800-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-
147 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE BIGHORN
MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING...TAPERING OFF LATER THIS EVENING. A GUSTY
NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE SNOW
AT TIMES. ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED
THROUGHOUT THE DAY MAINLY ABOVE 7800 FEET. REDUCED VISIBILITY CAN BE
EXPECTED TIMES. MANY ROADS AND PASSES MAY BECOME SLICK AND SNOW
COVERED. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION.

$$

JB


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-021100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

TODAY AND TONIGHT...ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL SPREAD RAIN SHOWERS
WITH MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TODAY.
ACCUMULATING SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO 7500 FEET THIS MORNING. TOTAL
SNOWFALL OF 2 TO 5 INCHES IS POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS
ABOVE 8000 FEET...2 TO 6 INCHES IN THE ABSAROKAS ABOVE 7500 FEET...A
TRACE TO 2 INCHES IN THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN CODY FOOTHILLS...1 TO 4
INCHES IN THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS ABOVE 8000 FEET...AND 3 TO 6
INCHES IN THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7800 FEET...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS ABOVE PASS LEVEL.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MOST AREAS THIS
AFTERNOON.

PATCHY FOG WILL LIKELY DEVELOP IN THE WESTERN VALLEYS AND ALONG THE
INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY RAIN OR SNOW AMOUNTS. THANK
YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
313 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

MTZ016>027-059>062-020915-
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-
313 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WILL CONTINUE TODAY. A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR FORT PECK LAKE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH
ON THURSDAY. A LAKE WIND ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL 9PM THURSDAY.

FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
MORNING AND WILL CAUSE PROBLEMS FOR SENSITIVE PLANTS AND GARDENS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

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