URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Missoula MT
105 PM MDT Fri Mar 31 2023 MTZ004-011915- /O.UPG.KMSO.WS.A.0004.230401T0600Z-230402T0600Z/ /O.NEW.KMSO.WW.Y.0035.230401T2300Z-230402T1500Z/ /O.NEW.KMSO.WS.W.0006.230401T1200Z-230401T2300Z/ Lower Clark Fork Region- 105 PM MDT Fri Mar 31 2023 ... WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 5 PM MDT SATURDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET... ... WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 9 AM MDT SUNDAY...
* WHAT... For the Winter Storm Warning above 4000 feet, heavy snow expected. Light to moderate snow will start after midnight, but the heaviest accumulations will occur on Saturday morning and early afternoon. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches for Lookout Pass and the higher terrain. Winds gusting to 45 mph. A period of 1 inch per hour or greater snowfall rates are possible between 9am and 1pm creating very low visibility. For the Winter Weather Advisory, snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches in the valleys with 4 to 8 inches over Lookout Pass and the higher terrain. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph,especially Saturday evening.
* WHERE... Evaro Hill, Highway 200 Thompson Falls to Plains, Highway 200 Trout Creek to Heron, and I-90 Lookout Pass to Haugan.
* WHEN... For the Winter Storm Warning, from 6 AM to 5 PM MDT Saturday. For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 5 PM Saturday to 9 AM MDT Sunday.
* IMPACTS... Travel could be very difficult. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.