Lower Clark Fork Region Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 2:26 PM MST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until midnight MST
tonight...
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 1 PM
MST Monday...

* what... heavy snow and blowing snow. Dangerously cold wind
chills expected. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches are expected. Expect wind chills as low as 25 below
zero.

* Where... Evaro hill, Highway 200 Thompson Falls to plains,
Highway 200 Trout Creek to Heron, and I-90 Lookout Pass to
Haugan.

* When... for the Winter Storm Warning, until midnight MST
tonight. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from midnight tonight to
1 PM MST Monday.

* Additional details... plan on difficult travel conditions.
Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause areas of blowing
and drifting snow. The cold wind chills could cause frostbite
on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.






Avalanche Warning
Issued: 5:53 AM MST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service west central Montana avalanche center Missoula Mt

... The Forest service west central Montana avalanche center
Missoula Mt has issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect until 6 am MST Monday.

* Affected area... the southern missions, southern Swan,
rattlesnake, and Bitterroot ranges.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area is
high today.

* Reason/impacts... recent heavy snow combined with strong wind
will result in widespread avalanche activity.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist. Large avalanches will
be possible in many areas. Travel in avalanche terrain is not
recommended.

Consult http://www.Missoulaavalanche.Org or
https://www.Avalanche.Org for more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of any avalanche center.



553 am MST sun Feb 18 2018

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service west central Montana avalanche center Missoula Mt

... The Forest service west central Montana avalanche center
Missoula Mt has issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect until 6 am MST Monday.

* Affected area... the southern missions, southern Swan,
rattlesnake, and Bitterroot ranges.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area is
high today.

* Reason/impacts... recent heavy snow combined with strong wind
will result in widespread avalanche activity.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist. Large avalanches will
be possible in many areas. Travel in avalanche terrain is not
recommended.

Consult http://www.Missoulaavalanche.Org or
https://www.Avalanche.Org for more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of any avalanche center.