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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
820 PM MDT Fri Oct 13 2017

MTZ012-013-050-051-140400-
Cascade-Chouteau-Judith Basin-Fergus-
Including the cities of Great Falls, Floweree, Carter, 
Fort Benton, Raynesford, Geyser, Stanford, Windham, Benchland, 
Hobson, Moccasin, Hilger, and Lewistown
820 PM MDT Fri Oct 13 2017

...A band of moderate snow to affect Central MT through 10 PM...

A band of moderate snow will move eastward across Central MT
through 10 PM this evening. The heaviest snowfall will affect
areas near Highwood...Raynesford...Geyser...Stanford...Hobson and
Lewistown. This also includes portions of Highway 200...from just
east of Great Falls to Lewistown.

Snowfall rates of a half inch to one inch per hour are expected 
with this band of snow...with total snowfall accumulations of 1 to
2 inches. Visibilities will fall to near one half mile at times.

For those traveling in this region this evening...be prepared for
poor visibility and roadways becoming snow covered and slippery.

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