Winter likely for Glacier Park high elevations!

As expected a cold front moving southward overnight will bring rain for the plains
and snow at the higher elevations of Glacier Park. The NWS statement is below:

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
 229 PM MDT THU AUG 12 2010

 ...WINTER-LIKE CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF GLACIER
 NATIONAL PARK LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

 .A STRONG CANADIAN COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTHWARD THROUGH
 NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MONTANA THIS EVENING...WITH WIDESPREAD
 PRECIPITATION...FALLING TEMPERATURES AND LOWERING SNOW LEVELS TO
 AROUND 7000 FEET ALONG THE NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT.

 NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-
 229 PM MDT THU AUG 12 2010

 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
 NOON MDT FRIDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000 FEET...

 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
 WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000 FEET FOR SNOW...WHICH
 IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT FRIDAY.

 * TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: UP TO THREE INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. RAIN AND
   SNOW MIX BETWEEN 6500 AND 7000 FEET.

 * WINDS AND VISIBILITY: NORTH-NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.

 * ELEVATIONS: FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000 FEET.

 * LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: LOGAN PASS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
   GLACIER NATIONAL PARK.

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
 WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
 COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
 DRIVING.
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