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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1005 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

MTZ009-170000-
/O.CON.KTFX.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MARIAS PASS
1005 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 5000 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET FOR HEAVY
SNOW...REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING. A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 5000 FEET FOR SNOW...REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TODAY. SLIPPERY TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY OF 1
  TO 3 INCHES IS POSSIBLE AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH 2 TO 4
  INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* VISIBILITY: VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
  HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS: STRESS ON YOUNG LIVESTOCK IS POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: MARIAS PASS

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST
UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

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

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1005 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

MTZ009-170000-
/O.CON.KTFX.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
/O.CON.KTFX.WW.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...MARIAS PASS
1005 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 5000 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET FOR HEAVY
SNOW...REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING. A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 5000 FEET FOR SNOW...REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TODAY. SLIPPERY TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY OF 1
  TO 3 INCHES IS POSSIBLE AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH 2 TO 4
  INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* VISIBILITY: VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE
  HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* OTHER IMPACTS: STRESS ON YOUNG LIVESTOCK IS POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: MARIAS PASS

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST
UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

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

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
326 PM MDT WED APR 16 2014

WYZ008>011-020-170015-
NATRONA WY-JOHNSON WY-
326 PM MDT WED APR 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON WY HAS ISSUED A

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN NATRONA COUNTY IN CENTRAL WYOMING
  JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING

UNTIL 615 PM MDT.

WIDELY SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
AFTERNOON...ACROSS JOHNSON AND NORTHEAST NATRONA COUNTIES. A QUICK
DUSTING OF SNOW COULD OCCUR IN HEAVIER SNOW BURSTS IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS...BUT WILL MELT QUICKLY. THE MAIN ISSUE WILL BE SUDDEN
REDUCTION OF VISIBILITY...DOWN TO A QUARTER OF MILE IN HEAVIER SNOW
BURSTS...AND ROADS THAT COULD BECOME BRIEFLY SLICK. THIS COULD
IMPACT DRIVERS ON INTERSTATE 25 AT TIMES BETWEEN CASPER AND BUFFALO.

MOUNTAIN PASSES OVER BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WILL REMAIN SLICK AND
HAZARDOUS WITH PERIODS OF SNOWFALL.

REPORT HAZARDOUS WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
RIVERTON AT 1-800-211-1448.

LAT...LON 4348 10607 4291 10607 4291 10639 4305 10683
      4351 10708 4434 10711 4453 10724 4453 10603
      4362 10600 4350 10601

$$

MURRELL


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
238 PM MDT WED APR 16 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-172045-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
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 BIG HORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
238 PM MDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT WITH
SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE REGION. A FEW INCHES
OF
SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT WITH LESS THAN
AN
INCH ACROSS THE PLAINS. PEOPLE WITH TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR PLANS
SHOULD KEEP TRACK OF THE LATEST FORECASTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A WARMING TREND IS EXPECTED FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY WITH HIGHS INTO
THE 60S AND 70S. THIS WILL LEAD TO SOME RISING WATER LEVELS ON
AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS. A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM WILL BEGIN
MOVING
TOWARD THE REGION ON TUESDAY AND WILL SPREAD RAIN MAINLY WEST OF
BILLINGS. RAINFALL OVER EXISTING SNOW PACK IS POSSIBLE AND MAY
LEAD
TO AN INCREASE IN WATER LEVELS OF AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS. THIS
STORM SYSTEM COULD IMPACT THE ENTIRE AREA THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF
NEXT WEEK. PERSONS SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST AS THIS
STORM SYSTEM CONTINUES TO EVOLVE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
601 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-171300-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
601 AM MDT (701 AM CDT) WED APR 16 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STORM SYSTEM CROSSING THE REGION TODAY WILL BRING CHANCES FOR RAIN
AND SNOW TO THE AREA. SNOWFALL ACROSS THE BLACK HILLS WILL BE
HEAVIEST THIS MORNING...THEN DECREASE FOR THE REST OF THE DAY WITH
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

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