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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 11:43 AM MST on December 07, 2016

Expires 2:00 PM EST on December 10, 2016


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Saturday morning...

* timing... snow will likely begin by late Thursday afternoon.
Snowfall will become heavy at times Thursday night and will
likely continue through Saturday morning. There will likely be
one final burst of snowfall around mid day Saturday. Snowfall
will decrease to snow showers Saturday afternoon.

* Total snowfall... 12 to 22 inches in the western Absaroka
Mountains and 5 to 9 inches across the eastern Absaroka
Mountains possible.

* Wind and visibility... west winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to
55 mph will result in blowing and drifting snow along with
lowered visibility down to one quarter of a mile along with some
50 mph wind gusts across the eastern slopes which could result
in near zero visibility at times.

* Impacts... roads may become slick and snow packed with limited
visibility at times... especially along the chief Joseph
Highway where the visibility could lower to near zero at times
across Dead Indian Pass. People planning outdoor activities
should be prepared for adverse winter weather conditions and
take the proper precautions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow and/or blowing snow that may impact travel. Continue to
monitor the latest forecasts.





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Alabama - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
California - High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Colorado - Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Florida - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Louisiana - Flood Warning
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Michigan - Winter Weather Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Lake Effect Snow Warning
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory
Nebraska - Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Special Statement
New York - Lake Effect Snow Warning , Lake Effect Snow Watch , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Lake Effect Snow Watch
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Oregon - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
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Tennessee - Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Special Statement, Hard Freeze Warning
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Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Public Information Statement
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