Posted: 10/29/2006 10:19:52 AM EDT
Got sidetracked after my last ride and forgot to download these from the camera.
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WX advisory for today:
Winter Storm Warning
Expires 3:00 PM MST on October 29, 2006
Statement as of 12:56 PM MST on October 29, 2006
... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 2 PM this
afternoon to 5 am MST Monday...
Snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches in the valleys below 5000
feet and 6 to 12 inches in the mountains... including Marias
Pass... are expected this afternoon through daybreak Monday
morning. Brisk east to northeast winds 15 to 30 mph will also
accompany the snowfall. Travel will become hazardous from snow
packed and icy roads... with visibilities reduced in blowing snow.
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:00 am MST on October 29, 2006
... First winter storm of the season is expect today and tonight...
A big change in the weather is coming to western Montana and
north central Idaho today into tonight as a strong cold front Ushers
in modified Arctic air. This cold air will move into northwest
Montana later this morning and then move south and west across the
rest of western Montana and north central Idaho this afternoon into
tonight. Brisk winds will accompany the cold front along with the
first snowfall of the season for most western Montana valley
locations. The most significant snowfall will occur along the
Continental Divide later today into tonight.
On Monday... the cold air will have settle over the region. Daytime
high temperatures on Monday will be around 20 to 30 degrees colder
than what we have been experienced over the past several days.
Here are some forecast high temperatures for Monday.
Kalispell... ... . 31
West Glacier... . 29
Libby... ... ... .. 33
Thompson Falls.. 36
Seeley Lake... .. 29
Missoula... ... .. 33
Hamilton... ... .. 35
Butte... ... ... .. 28
Grangeville... .. 39
OH MAN!! That is some great pics there... I could stare at that for days.
man I miss home.is that up by Glacier??? No snow where I'm at, but it does snow uo north. By the way, I'm from Helena
That last one would make a good desktop background.
Yup, heading out Hwy 2 east of West Glacier. Was just taking a run out to check my cold weather riding gear.
Woke up this morning to some scattered sunshine. Now VERY overcast and gray, low clouds... that "snow just as soon as the temp drops enough" feeling in the air.
Man that is just awsome.
Cool... I used to live in Kalispell.
ETA: Doh! That's what you get for not reading the whole thread before replying.
Just started snowing pretty good 10 minutes ago. OAT is 37 degrees so it's not sticking very well yet except to my vehicle in the driveway.
You are truely blessed, nice area.
keep the pics comming.
nice, and thanks for the big ones.
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