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Special Weather Statement

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WWUS85 KBYZ 152239
SPSBYZ

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
439 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014
 
MTZ034-039.041-056-064.068-152330-
EASTERN CARBON MT-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS MT-NORTHERN SWEET GRASS MT-
LIVINGSTON AREA MT-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS MT-NORTHERN PARK MT-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS MT-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS MT-NORTHERN STILLWATER MT-
PARADISE VALLEY MT-
439 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PARK...SOUTHWESTERN STILLWATER...
SOUTHWESTERN CARBON AND SWEET GRASS COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM MDT...

AT 436 PM MDT...RADAR AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS SHOWED AN AREA OF 
RAIN AND SNOW STRETCHING FROM PARK COUNTY INTO SWEET GRASS COUNTY. 
THIS AREA WAS MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH. LITTLE SNOW ACCUMULATION 
IS EXPECTED BELOW 4500 FEET WITH THIS ACTIVITY. ABOVE 4500 FEET 
EXPECT A DUSTING ON GRASSY SURFACES THROUGH 530 PM. DRIVERS SHOULD 
EXPECT WET ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY DUE TO SNOW.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...LIVINGSTON...RED LODGE...BIG 
TIMBER...CLYDE PARK... 
ABSAROKEE...GARDINER...BEARCREEK...MINER...SOURDOUGH...REED POINT... 
FISHTAIL...EMIGRANT...BELFRY...JARDINE...COONEY RESERVOIR ST PARK... 
ALPINE...LIMESTONE...FOX AND WASHOE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY IN WINTER WEATHER SITUATIONS. BE
PREPARED FOR SNOW OR ICE COVERED ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA
TIME WHEN TRAVELING.

LAT...LON 4534 11104 4536 11092 4552 11092 4553 11086
      4559 11085 4559 11080 4602 11080 4603 10985
      4500 10864 4500 10999 4505 11002 4503 11065
      4506 11077 4504 11091 4510 11099 4508 11104
TIME...MOT...LOC 2236Z 240DEG 48KT 4565 11023 

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