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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:09 AM MDT Sep. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight for elevations above 5500 feet...

* locations: for portions of southwest Mt that are above 5500
feet... including Bozeman Pass... Monida Pass... Raynolds
Pass... Homestake pass... West Yellowstone and Big Sky.

* Timing: periods of snow are expected this morning above 5500
feet... with a rain and snow mix below this level. Snow may then
continue this afternoon above 5500 feet before tapering off
tonight.

* Accumulations: snow accumulation of 2 to 6 inches, with higher
amounts up to 10 inches across the highest elevations.

* Winds: northeast 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Visibilities: visibilities will be reduced to less than one
mile at times in falling and blowing snow.

* Snow level: 5500 feet.

* Impacts: the snow could create snow covered roads and mountain
passes... produce scattered power outages... and some minor tree
damage. Those with outdoor plans should prepare for the return
of winter conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
driving.





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