Special Weather Statement

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WWUS85 KMSO 030310


Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Missoula MT

810 PM MST Sat Dec 2 2023



Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains MT-Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys MT-

Lower Clark Fork Region MT-Butte/Blackfoot Region MT-

Potomac/Seeley Lake Region MT-

810 PM MST Sat Dec 2 2023

...An intense snow shower will impact portions of southeastern

Missoula and northwestern Granite Counties through 930 PM MST...

At 809 PM MST, Doppler radar was tracking an intense snow shower over

Bonner-West Riverside, or near Missoula, moving east at 30 mph.

HAZARD...Moderate snow.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Lowered visisbility and rapidly accumulating snow on roads.

Locations impacted include...

Missoula, Lolo, Bonner-West Riverside, Wye, East Missoula, Nimrod,

Bearmouth, Quigley, Clinton, and Turah.

This includes the following highways...

 Interstate 90 between mile markers 93 and 143.

 Highway 93 N between mile markers 0 and 1.

 Highway 93 S between mile markers 86 and 94.

 Highway 200 E between mile markers 0 and 1.


This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio

stations and available television stations for additional information

and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


LAT...LON 4685 11423 4699 11416 4673 11331 4649 11340

TIME...MOT...LOC 0309Z 283DEG 25KT 4684 11391 





WWUS85 KTFX 030515


Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

1015 PM MST Sat Dec 2 2023


Big Belt, Bridger and Castle Mountains-

Elkhorn and Boulder Mountains-Canyon Ferry Area-

Missouri Headwaters-Madison River Valley-Gallatin Valley-

Northwest Beaverhead County-

Beaverhead and Western Madison below 6000ft-

Ruby Mountains and Southern Beaverhead Mountains-

Gallatin and Madison County Mountains and Centennial Mountains-

Including the cities of Trident, Maudlow, Battle Ridge Pass, 

Bozeman Pass, Deep Creek Pass, Montana City, Clancy, Boulder, 

Corbin, Wickes, Elk Park Pass, Homestake Pass, Toston, Townsend, 

Winston, Harrison, Three Forks, Willow Creek, Pony, Whitehall, 

Cameron, Ennis, Jeffers, McAllister, Norris, Bozeman, 

Gallatin Gateway, Dewey, Wisdom, Wise River, Big Hole Pass, 

Chief Joseph Pass, Bannack, Dillon, Glen, Waterloo, Monida Pass, 

Big Sky, West Yellowstone, Targhee Pass, and Raynolds Pass

1015 PM MST Sat Dec 2 2023

...Scattered snow showers and gusty winds will continue moving 

through Southwest Montana through the late evening hours...

Scattered snow showers and gusty westerly winds in excess of

40 mph at times will impact Southwest Montana through Midnight. 

New snow accumulations of a half to one inch are possible. 

Impacts will include slippery roads and reduced visibility down to

a mile or less with the heavier snow showers.

Snow impacts will mostly be over the mountain passes, but lower 

elevations may see brief periods of reduced visibility and minor 

snow accumulations as well.

Anyone traveling late this evening should be prepared for 

potential rapid changes to wintry driving conditions over short