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Winter Storm Warning/Watch/Advisory

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Note:  Be sure to pay close attention to the date and time of each warning.    
This document contains all warnings in the state so please read the
complete document.
 
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WWUS45 KMSO 230314
WSWMSO

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
914 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

MTZ006-007-231500-
/O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0044.140423T0314Z-140423T1500Z/
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS-BUTTE/BLACKFOOT REGION-
914 PM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: LIGHT SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES AND HIGHER
  ELEVATION VALLEYS MAY CAUSE DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH
  PERIODS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO ONE INCH OF SLUSHY SNOW ON HIGHWAYS.
  UP TO TWO INCHES ON GRASSY SURFACES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...HIGHWAY 93 SULA TO LOST TRAIL 
  PASS...LOLO PASS...BUTTE...GEORGETOWN LAKE...HIGHWAY 12 
  GARRISON TO ELLISTON...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.

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