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Montana Spring Storm Update. Do Not Use Briefing After 5pm MDT April 6, 2012 For Forecast Information Call: (406) 453-2081 For Road Conditions Call: 511 Ben Schott Warning Coordination Meteorologist. National Weather Service Great Falls. Current Info. Friday Late Morning.

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montana spring storm update

Montana Spring Storm Update

Do Not Use Briefing After 5pm MDT

April 6, 2012

For Forecast Information Call: (406) 453-2081

For Road Conditions Call: 511

Ben Schott

Warning Coordination Meteorologist

National Weather Service Great Falls

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Current Info

Friday Late Morning

  • Storm system moving into the Treasure State this morning
  • Reds and Purple colors on image above shows rising air which help produce snowfall
  • Aqua Green colors on image to right showing that there is a lot of moisture available for this storm to produce snow.

National Weather Service Great Falls

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Current Info

  • Radar as of 11:30 this morning
  • Snow has slowly overspread the area…with portions of Hi-Line just now starting to see accumulating snowfall
  • Winds starting to increase as storm strengthens

National Weather Service Great Falls

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Impacts

National Weather Service Great Falls

cold air advisory for newborn livestock
Cold Air Advisory for Newborn Livestock

Friday

National Weather Service Great Falls

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Snowfall Forecast

(Through Saturday Morning)

  • Highest snowfall amounts in the mountains
  • Significant snowfall amounts at lower elevations along and south of a line from Havre to Great Falls
  • Snow will contain high water content and be wet and heavy

Image Courtesy: Hydrometeorological Prediction Center

National Weather Service Great Falls

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Summary

  • Significant widespread snowfall through Saturday morning
  • Treacherous travel over mountain passes
  • Slush-covered roadways, possible power outages
  • Whiteout conditions possible
  • Stress on young livestock

National Weather Service Great Falls

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Thank You!

National Weather Service Great Falls