Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:04 AM MST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST Monday...

* what... periods of moderate to heavy snowfall. Backcountry
travel will be very difficult to impossible with an increased
threat of avalanches. Additional snow accumulations of 8 to 14
inches expected.

* Where... absaroka/Beartooth Mountains and Crazy Mountains.

* When... until 5 PM MST Monday.

* Additional details... be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times. Cold wind chills as low as 30 below zero
tonight and Monday will cause frostbite in as little as 30
minutes to exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are occurring. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency.

For the latest Road conditions, call 5 1 1.

Additional graphics for this hazard can be found at
http://www.Weather.Gov/Billings




Avalanche Warning
Issued: 5:30 AM MST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Gallatin National Forest avalanche center.

The Gallatin National Forest avalanche center is issuing a
backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains near Cooke City.
Over three feet of snow in the past three days combined with
strong westerly winds is creating very dangerous avalanche
conditions. The avalanche danger is rated high on all slopes.
Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely today. Some
slopes have the potential to produce very destructive avalanches
that could reach valley bottoms. Avalanche terrain and avalanche
runout zones should be avoided.

You are urged to contact the Gallatin National Forest avalanche
center for more detailed information.

Website: www.Mtavalanche.Com
avalanche hotline: 406-587-6981

This warning will either expire or be updated by 6:00 a.M. On
February 10, 2018.



530 am MST sun Feb 18 2018

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Gallatin National Forest avalanche center.

The Gallatin National Forest avalanche center is issuing a
backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains near Cooke City.
Over three feet of snow in the past three days combined with
strong westerly winds is creating very dangerous avalanche
conditions. The avalanche danger is rated high on all slopes.
Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely today. Some
slopes have the potential to produce very destructive avalanches
that could reach valley bottoms. Avalanche terrain and avalanche
runout zones should be avoided.

You are urged to contact the Gallatin National Forest avalanche
center for more detailed information.

Website: www.Mtavalanche.Com
avalanche hotline: 406-587-6981

This warning will either expire or be updated by 6:00 a.M. On
February 10, 2018.


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