Special Weather Statement

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Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Billings MT

646 PM MST Fri Jan 27 2023



646 PM MST Fri Jan 27 2023


Freezing drizzle has been reported in Baker this evening, and will 

continue in Fallon County through 9 to 10 PM MST tonight. The 

freezing drizzle will leave a glaze of ice on surfaces, causing 

roads and sidewalks to become slippery.

Locations impacted include...

Baker, Plevna, Webster, Ollie, Westmore and Willard. 

The freezing drizzle will quickly coat roadways with a thin layer of 

ice that may be undetectable. Please use extreme caution, especially 

on bridges, overpasses and around curves. Slow down, allow plenty of 

stopping distance, and avoid braking suddenly.

LAT...LON 4588 10414 4597 10414 4597 10439 4605 10439

      4606 10452 4614 10452 4614 10488 4648 10490

      4649 10473 4666 10473 4666 10461 4668 10460

      4668 10442 4667 10442 4667 10436 4664 10435

      4664 10404 4588 10405

TIME...MOT...LOC 0141Z 310DEG 19KT 4647 10454 




WWUS85 KTFX 272201


Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

301 PM MST Fri Jan 27 2023


East Glacier Park Region-Northern High Plains-

Eastern Glacier, Western Toole, and Central Pondera-

Southern Rocky Mountain Front-Southern High Plains-

Eastern Pondera and Eastern Teton-Cascade County below 5000ft-

Judith Basin County and Judith Gap-

Little Belt and Highwood Mountains-

Including the cities of East Glacier Park, Kiowa, Babb, 

Saint Mary, Marias Pass, Logan Pass, Browning, Heart Butte, 

Dupuyer, Cut Bank, Ethridge, Santa Rita, Rogers Pass, Bynum, 

Choteau, Pendroy, Brady, Conrad, Ledger, Great Falls, Raynesford, 

Geyser, Stanford, Windham, Benchland, Hobson, Moccasin, Monarch, 

Neihart, and Kings Hill Pass

301 PM MST Fri Jan 27 2023

...Locally intense snow bands, gusty winds, and falling 

temperatures will impact the Rocky Mountain Front and portions of 

North-Central Montana through this evening...

Moderate to locally intense snow bands associated with an Arctic 

boundary are expected to move from north to south and impact 

locations along the Rocky Mountain Front and portions of North- 

central Montana through late this evening. One to two inch per 

hour snow rates can be expected with the heavier bands, causing 

roads to become icy and or snow packed. In addition to that, gusty

winds in excess of 25 mph at times may contribute to reducing 

visibility to as low as a quarter mile or less at times.

Travelers should be prepared for highly variable, and at times 

hazardous, road conditions including visibility reductions down to

a quarter mile and snow packed, slippery roads. Note that Winter 

Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect through

Saturday for most of these locations. Use extreme caution and 

slow down if you must travel.