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Montana, Kootenai/Cabinet Region

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:50 AM MST on January 18, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 11 PM MST this
evening...

* impacts/timing: snow will transition to sleet and freezing rain
later this morning. Some areas may stay snow through the
afternoon hours while places like Highway 28 may change to plain
rain. Areas closer to the Montana/Idaho border will experience
the heaviest precipitation. Refreeze on roads is possible after
sunset due to cold sub surface temperatures. Quickly changing
and slick driving conditions should be planned for through this
evening.

* Snow accumulations: 1 to 3 inches with some locations that
stay mostly snow experiencing much higher amounts.

* Ice accumulations: generally less than a tenth of an inch...
potentially up to a quarter of inch for The Bull river up
towards Yaak.

* Locations impacted include: Highway 2 Kalispell to Libby,
Highway 37 Eureka to Libby, Highway 56 Bull Lake Road, and
Highway 93 Eureka to Whitefish




Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 9:05 AM MST on January 17, 2017

Expires 11:05 AM EST on January 18, 2017


The Montana department of environmental quality has issued an air
quality alert for Deer Lodge... Flathead... Granite... Lake... Lincoln...
Mineral... Missoula... Powell... Ravalli... Sanders and Silver Bow counties
in effect until further notice due to strong temperature inversions
in valleys across western Montana. Air quality impacts are expected
to continue through Tuesday. Many counties have local indoor and
outdoor burning restrictions in place. See below for local County
information. This alert will be updated again at 900 am on 1/18/2017.

An air quality alert means that particulates have been trending
upwards and that an exceedence of the 24 hour National ambient air
quality Standard (naaqs) has occurred or may occur in the near
future.

Particulate levels in Seeley Lake are unhealthy.

Particulate levels in Butte... Frenchtown... Missoula and Hamilton are
unhealthy for sensitive groups.

When air quality is unhealthy... state and local health officials
recommend that people with respiratory or heart disease... the elderly...
and children should avoid prolonged exertion... everyone else should
limit prolonged exertion.

When air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups... state and local
health officials recommend that people with respiratory or heart
disease... the elderly and children should limit prolonged exertion.

In Silver Bow County call 406-723-9218 for local air quality
information.

In Lincoln County call 406-293-5644 for local air quality
information.

In Missoula County visit www.Missoulacounty.US/currentaq or call
406-258-3600 for local air quality information.

For more information... visit the Montana department of environmental
quality at www.Todaysair.Mt.Gov.



905 am MST Tue Jan 17 2017

The Montana department of environmental quality has issued an air
quality alert for Deer Lodge... Flathead... Granite... Lake... Lincoln...
Mineral... Missoula... Powell... Ravalli... Sanders and Silver Bow counties
in effect until further notice due to strong temperature inversions
in valleys across western Montana. Air quality impacts are expected
to continue through Tuesday. Many counties have local indoor and
outdoor burning restrictions in place. See below for local County
information. This alert will be updated again at 900 am on 1/18/2017.

An air quality alert means that particulates have been trending
upwards and that an exceedence of the 24 hour National ambient air
quality Standard (naaqs) has occurred or may occur in the near
future.

Particulate levels in Seeley Lake are unhealthy.

Particulate levels in Butte... Frenchtown... Missoula and Hamilton are
unhealthy for sensitive groups.

When air quality is unhealthy... state and local health officials
recommend that people with respiratory or heart disease... the elderly...
and children should avoid prolonged exertion... everyone else should
limit prolonged exertion.

When air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups... state and local
health officials recommend that people with respiratory or heart
disease... the elderly and children should limit prolonged exertion.

In Silver Bow County call 406-723-9218 for local air quality
information.

In Lincoln County call 406-293-5644 for local air quality
information.

In Missoula County visit www.Missoulacounty.US/currentaq or call
406-258-3600 for local air quality information.

For more information... visit the Montana department of environmental
quality at www.Todaysair.Mt.Gov.




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Maine - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Utah - Special Statement , Record Report
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