Central and Southern Lewis and Clark Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 2:33 PM MST on March 01, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 11 am Monday to
5 am MST Tuesday...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow remains in
effect from 11 am Monday to 5 am MST Tuesday.

* Timing and main impact: snow will develop late Monday morning or
early Monday afternoon and continue through Monday evening...
diminishing by Tuesday morning. A period of gusty north winds
with blowing and drifting snow is expected Monday afternoon and
evening.

* Snow accumulations: 2 to 4 inches with 4 to 8 inches in the
mountains.

* Winds and visibility: a period of gusty north winds at 20 to
30 mph with gusts to 40 mph is likely Monday afternoon and
evening with blowing and drifting snow reducing visibility
to less than one half mile at times.

* Temperature and wind chill: temperatures will fall into the
single digits above and below zero Monday night. The
combination of cold temperatures and windy conditions will
create wind chill values of 15 below zero to 25 below zero
Monday night through Tuesday morning.

* Locations affected include: Fairfield... Choteau... Stanford...
Lewistown... Lewistown Divide... Big Sandy... Fort Benton...
Great Falls... Kings Hill Pass... Flesher Pass... Helena...
Lincoln... MacDonald Pass... Rogers 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 c
a N l link on the left.

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.





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