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Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Billings MT

747 AM MST Mon Jan 27 2020

 

MTZ030.033-036-037-057-058-138-WYZ199-271645-

Southern Rosebud MT-Custer MT-Northern Rosebud MT-

Southern Big Horn MT-Treasure MT-Powder River MT-Fallon MT-

Northern Big Horn MT-Carter MT-Sheridan Foothills WY-

747 AM MST Mon Jan 27 2020



...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...



A cold front producing light rain and snow will move eastward across 

the area this morning. Locally slick road conditions are possible as 

road temperatures hover near freezing this morning over area river 

valleys. Any rain or light freezing rain falling in these areas may 

ice up roads and bridges for a few hours until the sun warms roadway 

temperatures above freezing. This includes portions of I-90, I-94, 

US-212 and US-12. Drivers should slow down if precipitation is 

encountered and anticipate slick travel conditions through 10am. 



Locations impacted include...

Sheridan, Miles City, Colstrip, Forsyth, Baker, Broadus, Ekalaka,

Hysham, Ranchester, Lodge Grass, Lame Deer, Ridgeway, Volborg,

Alzada, Crow Agency, Ashland, Busby, Biddle, Rosebud and Plevna.



LAT...LON 4528 10754 4604 10761 4605 10751 4618 10747

      4635 10763 4685 10768 4683 10562 4666 10558

      4666 10550 4657 10544 4654 10524 4654 10499

      4668 10460 4664 10405 4500 10404 4499 10602

      4458 10601 4456 10683

TIME...MOT...LOC 1442Z 270DEG 26KT 4581 10712 



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Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

547 AM MST Mon Jan 27 2020



MTZ013-271500-

Chouteau-

Including the cities of Fort Benton, Carter, and Big Sandy

547 AM MST Mon Jan 27 2020



...AREAS OF SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN ACROSS CENTRAL MONTANA THIS

MORNING...



An upper level disturbance will bring areas of snow across

portions of central Montana this morning. Some areas may also

briefly see freezing rain before a change over to snow this

morning. Snow and ice accumulations will be minimal, although may

be just enough to impact those on the morning commute. Those 

traveling should drive with caution when encountering any wintry 

precipitation. 



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