Winter Storm Warning/Watch/Advisory

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WWUS45 KBYZ 280731

WSWBYZ



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Billings MT

131 AM MDT Sat May 28 2022



MTZ067-290745-

/O.UPG.KBYZ.WS.A.0005.220529T1200Z-220531T1800Z/

/O.NEW.KBYZ.WS.W.0008.220529T1200Z-220531T1800Z/

Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-

Including the locations of Cooke City

131 AM MDT Sat May 28 2022



...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO NOON MDT 

TUESDAY...



* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 

  feet above 8000 feet, greatest on northeast facing slopes. Winds 

  gusting as high as 35 mph.



* WHERE...Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains.



* WHEN...From 6 AM Sunday to Noon MDT Tuesday.



* IMPACTS...Recreation in the high country will be impacted by heavy 

  accumulating snow. Wintry conditions will impact Beartooth Pass.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



For the latest road conditions, call 5 1 1.



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MTZ171-WYZ198-290745-

/O.NEW.KBYZ.WS.A.0006.220530T0000Z-220601T0000Z/

Pryor/Northern Bighorn Mountains-Northeast Bighorn Mountains-

131 AM MDT Sat May 28 2022



...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY 

AFTERNOON...



* WHAT...Heavy wet snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 

  18 inches above 8000 feet, greatest on north and east facing 

  slopes. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.



* WHERE...In Montana, Pryor/Northern Bighorn Mountains. In Wyoming, 

  Northeast Bighorn Mountains.



* WHEN...From Sunday evening through Tuesday afternoon.



* IMPACTS...Recreation in the high country could be impacted by 

  heavy accumulating snow. Wet snow may impact travel on Highway 14 

  through Burgess Junction.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.



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Additional graphics for this hazard can be found at

http://www.weather.gov/billings



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