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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1107 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

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EASTERN LEMHI COUNTY-
1107 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT
SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT
SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING MAY CAUSE BRIEF
  ACCUMULATIONS BUT THE MAIN FOCUS FOR SNOW WILL BE OVERNIGHT
  AND THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 5 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET. TRACE TO 1
  INCH BELOW 5000 FEET.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BANNOCK PASS...HIGHWAY 28 TENDOY
  TO LONE PINE...HIGHWAY 93 LOST TRAIL PASS TO GIBBONSVILLE...
  LEMHI PASS...SALMON

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.

&&

$$

MTZ006-262100-
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BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-
1107 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT
SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT
SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE ON LOLO AND LOST TRAIL
  PASSES OVERNIGHT AND THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. SLUSHY SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS MAY CREATE PERIODS OF DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO LOST TRAIL
  PASS...LOLO PASS

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.

&&

$$

MTZ007-262100-
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BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
1107 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT
SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MDT
SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON
  WITH BRIEF ACCUMULATIONS ON MOUNTAIN PASSES THROUGH THE
  EVENING. THE MAIN FOCUS FOR SNOW WILL BE OVERNIGHT AND DURING
  SUNDAY MORNING WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE FROM 6AM
  TO 9AM SUNDAY MORNING. TRAVEL OVER HOMESTAKE PASS WILL BECOME
  ESPECIALLY DIFFICULT DURING HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 6 INCHES OVER HOMESTAKE AND MACDONALD
  PASSES AND GEORGETOWN LAKE. 1 TO 3 INCHES FROM DEER LODGE TO
  BUTTE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY
  12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON...HOMESTAKE PASS...MACDONALD PASS

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.

&&

$$

MTZ005-261600-
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MISSOULA/BITTERROOT VALLEYS-
1107 PM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM MDT
SUNDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 4000 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 AM MDT SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: PRECIPITATION WILL INTENSIFY OVER THE
  BITTERROOT VALLEY TONIGHT...WITH RAIN EVENTUALLY MIXING WITH
  OR CHANGING TO SNOW FOR MANY ELEVATIONS... ESPECIALLY ABOVE
  4000 FEET. HEAVY WET SNOW COULD SNAP TREE LIMBS AND LEAD TO
  POWER OUTAGES AT THOSE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 6 INCHES FOR LOCATIONS ON THE
  PERIPHERY OF THE VALLEY. SLUSHY 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE IN
  GRASSY AREAS AT THE VALLEY FLOOR ABOVE 3500 FEET... SUCH AS
  HAMILTON AND DARBY.

&&

$$



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