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SNOW AVALANCHE GUIDANCE

 
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BACKCOUNTRY FORECAST FOR WESTERN MONTANA AND NORTH CENTRAL IDAHO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
343 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

DISCUSSION: DRY AND COLDER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY. CLOUDS WILL INCREASE WITH ANOTHER ARCTIC AIR
MASS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE DIVIDE MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING. THIS SYSTEM WILL BE STRONGER WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS
EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT LOW DENSITY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY
AS A SHORT WAVE OF ENERGY INTERACTS WITH THIS COLD AIR.

MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS WITH A GRADUAL RISE TO NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND.

&&
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4,000 FT:

TODAY TONIGHT MON
CLOUD COVER 30% 55% 90%
HI/LO TEMPS 26 TO 37 10 TO 20 20 TO 31
WINDS(MPH) S 5G16 SW 8G24 W 5G16
PRECIP CHC 0 0 100
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW
LIQUID AMT 0.00 0.00 0.13
SNOW RATIO(SLR) 0 0 19:1
SNOW AMT(IN) 0 0 3

SNOW LEVEL 500 1000 1000





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