Winter Weather Advisory:
Issued at: 1:37 PM MST on December 21, 2014, expires at: 5:00 AM MST on December 22, 2014
...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 am MST /4 am
PST/ Monday above 4000 feet...
A Winter Weather Advisory above 4000 feet remains in effect until
5 am MST /4 am PST/ Monday.
- Impacts/timing:periods of moderate to heavy snow showers will
continue the remainder of this afternoon through the overnight
hours for area passes. Mountain roads will be very difficult or
dangerous to travel on at times especially Lolo and lost trail
passes and at Gilmore Summit. Snow levels will decrease to
valley bottoms by early Monday allowing for light snow
accumulations across some lower elevations.
- Additional snow accumulations: 2 to 4 inches at Lolo Pass and the
Williams Creek Summit with 3 to 6 inches at Lost Trail Pass.
Gilmore Summit could see an additional 1 to 2 inches.
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
Issued at: 1:35 PM MST on December 21, 2014, expires at: 6:00 AM MST on December 22, 2014
The west central Montana avalanche center has issued a
backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains of west central
Montana. For the complete backcountry avalanche warning detailing
specific time and location see www.Missoulaavalanche.Org or call
Recreationalists should use extra caution when venturing into the
backcountry until conditions improve.
This information has been transmitted by the National Weather
Service at the request of the west central Montana avalanche