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FLUS45 KBYZ 242138
HWOBYZ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
338 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

MTZ028.042-056.058-063.068-WYZ098-099-252145-
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-
338 PM MDT THU APR 24 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

A STRONG SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE AREA
THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT
PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM...WITH THE HEAVIEST
ACCUMULATIONS CURRENTLY PROJECTED FROM ROSEBUD COUNTY EAST. MOST
OF THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BE RAIN IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS...HOWEVER A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS LIKELY FROM ROSEBUD
COUNTY EAST. MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS WILL SEE SNOWFALL AND IT COULD BE
HEAVY AT TIMES. TRAVEL IMPACTS INCLUDE WET OR POSSIBLY SLUSHY
ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK. COLD WINDY AND WET CONDITIONS...AND POSSIBLY HEAVY WET
SNOW...WILL BE A THREAT TO YOUNG LIVESTOCK. THIS STORM SYSTEM IS
STILL TAKING SHAPE AND COULD SHIFT COURSE OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS...SO PLEASE KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST FORECAST FOR YOUR
LOCATION FOR DETAILS ON THIS DEVELOPING SPRING STORM SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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FLUS45 KGGW 242026
HWOGGW

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
226 PM MDT THU APR 24 2014

MTZ016.027-059.062-251200-
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-
226 PM MDT THU APR 24 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

THE NEXT SPRING STORM IS EXPECTED FOR NORTHEAST MONTANA FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY. OVERALL RAINFALL WITH THIS STORM SYSTEM COULD
ADD UP TO AN INCH IN SOME AREAS...MAKING SOME UNPAVED ROADWAYS
IMPASSABLE.

PRECIPITATION WILL BE MOSTLY RAIN... BUT IT COULD MIX WITH SNOW IN
SOME OF THE NORTHERN AND HIGHER ELEVATED LOCATIONS AT TIMES. THE
COOL AND WET CONDITIONS COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR NEWBORN
LIVESTOCK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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