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WWUS85 KBYZ 180442
SPSBYZ

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Billings MT
942 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018

MTZ028.031-034-035-041-042-057-063-180730-
Yellowstone-Northern Rosebud-Golden Valley-Treasure-Southern
Wheatland-Judith Gap-Musselshell-Northern Big Horn-Northern
Stillwater-Northern Sweet Grass-
942 PM MST SAT FEB 17 2018

...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA...

A batch of snow showers will work through the area late this 
evening. The snow showers will be locally heavy and reduce 
visibilities briefly to a half mile or less, along with putting down 
a quick inch or two of accumulation. Roads will quickly become snow 
packed and slick, including I-90 and I-94. The heaviest snow should 
stay just north of Billings and Hardin, and affect Shepherd, Worden, 
Pompeys Pillar and Hysham.

Locations impacted include...
Billings, Hardin, Roundup, Custer, Ryegate, Melstone, Lockwood, 
Worden, Huntley, Deadmans Basin Reservoir, Shepherd, Billings 
Heights, Billings West End, Ballantine, Musselshell, Broadview, 
Lavina, Franklin, Halfbreed Lake Wildlife and Pompeys Pillar.

LAT...LON 4577 10978 4657 10982 4663 10728 4572 10723
TIME...MOT...LOC 0436Z 269DEG 39KT 4594 10821 

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WWUS85 KTFX 171341
SPSTFX

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
641 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

MTZ010-012-013-044.046-049-171700-
Eastern Glacier-Cascade-Chouteau-Toole-Liberty-Eastern Pondera-
Eastern Teton-
Including the cities of Cut Bank, Santa Rita, Great Falls, 
Floweree, Carter, Fort Benton, Devon, Shelby, Ethridge, Galata, 
Chester, Joplin, Lothair, Whitlash, Brady, Conrad, Ledger, 
Fairfield, Dutton, and Power
641 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

Patchy but locally dense fog has developed across portions of 
north-central Montana and may persist through 10 AM. Fog has been
reported near parts of Great Falls, Ulm, Augusta and Power early 
this morning. Travelers should be prepared for rapid changes in 
visibility with locally reduced visibility to one quarter mile or 
less at times. 

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