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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 6:57 PM MST on February 17, 2018

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 18, 2018


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST Sunday...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Initial snow
accumulations of 2 to 5 inches expected through the afternoon.
Then, heavy snow and blowing snow expected this afternoon
through Sunday. Additional snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches,
   with localized amounts up to 12 inches, are expected by
Sunday evening.

* Where... Butte, Georgetown Lake, Highway 12 Garrison to
Elliston, Homestake pass, and MacDonald Pass.

* When... for the Winter Storm Warning, from 5 PM this afternoon
to 5 PM MST Sunday. For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 11
am this morning to 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. In
addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Tree branches
could fall. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause areas
of blowing and drifting snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
Road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.





Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 6:47 AM MST on February 17, 2018

Expires 9:00 AM EST on February 18, 2018


The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Flathead avalanche center Kalispell Mt

... The Forest service Flathead avalanche center Kalispell Mt has
issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect now through 0700 am MST Sunday.

* Affected area... the Whitefish Range, Swan Range, and Glacier
park.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area
will rise to high by this evening.

* Reason/impacts... heavy snowfall and strong winds will cause
large and dangerous avalanches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Very dangerous avalanche conditions are expected to develop.
Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avalanches may run
long distances into valley floors or flat terrain.

Consult http://www.Flatheadavalanche.Org or
https://www.Avalanche.Org for more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of any avalanche center.



647 am MST Sat Feb 17 2018

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Flathead avalanche center Kalispell Mt

... The Forest service Flathead avalanche center Kalispell Mt has
issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect now through 0700 am MST Sunday.

* Affected area... the Whitefish Range, Swan Range, and Glacier
park.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area
will rise to high by this evening.

* Reason/impacts... heavy snowfall and strong winds will cause
large and dangerous avalanches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Very dangerous avalanche conditions are expected to develop.
Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avalanches may run
long distances into valley floors or flat terrain.

Consult http://www.Flatheadavalanche.Org or
https://www.Avalanche.Org for more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of any avalanche center.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Colorado - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Connecticut - Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Iowa - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory
Maryland - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Avalanche Warning
Nebraska - Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning
Oregon - High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning
Pennsylvania - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Avalanche Warning

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