Northern Rocky Mountain Front Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:40 AM MST on November 21, 2014

...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to 5 am MST Sunday...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow remains in effect from midnight tonight to 5 am MST Sunday.

* Timing and main impact: snow and blowing snow will develop Friday evening along the Rocky Mountain front and late Friday night across southwest Montana. Snow will continue through Sunday morning. Travel may become difficult... especially over mountain passes.

* Snow accumulations: total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected with locally higher amounts in the mountains above pass level.

* Winds and visibility: the combination of falling snow and gusty winds will create widespread blowing snow with visibility less than one-half mile at times.

* Locations affected include: Targhee Pass...West Yellowstone... Browning...Marias Pass...Big Hole Pass...Chief Joseph Pass... Monida Pass...Lincoln...Raynolds Pass.

* To see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and blowing snow. Use caution when traveling...especially in open areas.

For specific Road and travel conditions in Montana...dial 5 1 1.

High Wind Warning
Statement as of 3:41 AM MST on November 21, 2014

...High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM MST Saturday...

A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 PM MST Saturday.

* Timing: periods of strong and gusty winds will impact locations along the Rocky Mountain front today through Saturday evening. The strongest and most widespread winds are expected Saturday afternoon.

* Winds: westerly winds 35 to 50 mph with gusts up to 65 mph at times.

* Impacts: strong winds will make travel difficult for high profile vehicles...especially along north to south oriented roads and highways.

* Locations affected include: Choteau...Browning...Marias Pass.

* To see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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