Absaroka Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 1:02 AM MST Nov. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST this
afternoon...

* timing... increasingly strong winds aloft ahead of the next
approaching upper level trough will affect the Absaroka
Mountains through today, bringing a threat of high winds.

* Winds... west winds of 35 to 50 mph with gusts of 65 to 75
mph... locally higher in favorable locations.

* Impacts... strong cross winds will produce a significant blow
over threat to trucks pulling light weight and high profile
trailers. Weak or dead trees could also be knocked down.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.





Special Statement
Issued: 1:35 AM MST Nov. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

A few flurries this morning will give way to periods of light snow
this afternoon, continuing into Tuesday morning before decreasing
significantly. Snowfall accumulations will generally range from 2
to 5 inches with a few favored locations above 8500 feet seeing
up to 7 inches. Travelers are urged to watch for rapid changes in
visibility as well as slick and snow covered roads.



135 am MST Mon Nov 20 2017

A few flurries this morning will give way to periods of light snow
this afternoon, continuing into Tuesday morning before decreasing
significantly. Snowfall accumulations will generally range from 2
to 5 inches with a few favored locations above 8500 feet seeing
up to 7 inches. Travelers are urged to watch for rapid changes in
visibility as well as slick and snow covered roads.



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