Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 1:30 PM MDT on March 09, 2014
... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 3 am MDT Tuesday for pass level and above...
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 6 am Monday to
3 am MDT Tuesday for the higher valleys...
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow at pass level and the higher
mountains remains in effect from midnight tonight to 3 am MDT
Tuesday. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow for the higher valley
locations remains in effect from 6 am Monday to 3 am MDT Tuesday.
* Timing and main impact: heavy snow will develop at pass level
and above tonight with rain prevailing in the valleys. Snow
levels will fall on Monday causing rain to change over to snow
in the higher valleys. Wet heavy snow will make travel and
outdoor activities dangerous.
* Snow accumulations: one to two feet of snow can be expected
at pass level and above. Four to seven inches of snow will
affect West Yellowstone... Bozeman and the higher valleys.
Only light snow amounts are expected in the lower valleys.
* Visibility: visibility could be less than one half mile in
* Other impacts: wet and cold weather will result in dangerous
conditions for Newborn livestock.
* Locations affected include: Battle Ridge Pass... Bozeman...
Bozeman Pass... Targhee Pass... West Yellowstone... Big Hole
Pass... Chief Joseph Pass... Monida Pass... Raynolds Pass.
* To see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit
our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab.
* To see a graphical representation of the degree of stress on
Young livestock please visit our web Page and click on the
canl link on the left side of the Page.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must... keep an extra flashlight... food... and
water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
For specific Road and travel conditions in Montana... dial 5 1 1.
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