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FLUS45 KBYZ 182126 CCA
HWOBYZ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
226 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

MTZ028.042-056.058-063.068-WYZ098-099-192130-
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 BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
226 PM MST THU DEC 18 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

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE LIVINGSTON...NYE AND BIG TIMBER
AREAS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
AND COULD CREATE DANGEROUS CROSS WINDS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MOUNTAINS SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SUNDAY. 6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE AND
PERSONS WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THE COLDER
TEMPERATURES AND POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOW IN THE BEARTOOTH AND
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA NEXT WEEK AND COULD
POSSIBLY IMPACT TRAVEL OVER THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS. IT IS STILL
TOO EARLY TO PIN POINT SNOW AMOUNTS BUT PERSONS WHO PLAN ON
TRAVELING SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST FORECAST BEFORE SETTING OUT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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FLUS45 KGGW 182148
HWOGGW

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
248 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

MTZ017.027-060-062-191200-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-
SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
248 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MORE ROUNDS OF MIXED WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE THROUGH
NORTHEAST MONTANA FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN AGAIN ON SUNDAY. TRAVELERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO
STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST FORECAST INFORMATION AS TRAVEL MAY
BECOME DIFFICULT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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MTZ016-059-061-191200-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-
248 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 AM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MORE ROUNDS OF MIXED WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE THROUGH
NORTHEAST MONTANA FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN AGAIN ON SUNDAY. TRAVELERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO
STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST FORECAST INFORMATION AS TRAVEL MAY
BECOME DIFFICULT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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