893  
WWUS85 KMSO 261908  
AWWMSO  
MTC029-281600-  
 
AIRPORT WEATHER WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT  
1208 PM MST THU JAN 26 2023  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED AN AIRPORT  
WEATHER WARNING FOR...  
 
GLACIER PARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT /GPI/  
 
FOR THE FOLLOWING THREATS...  
 
MULTIPLE THREATS OF SNOW/WIND.  
 
PERIODS OF SNOW INCREASE LATER THIS EVENING CONTINUING THROUGHOUT  
FRIDAY, MAINLY OF LIGHT TO MODERATE INTENSITIES. ACCUMULATIONS OF  
1-2 INCHES THROUGH DAYBREAK ON FRIDAY WITH ANOTHER 1-2 INCHES ON  
FRIDAY. THE PROBABILITY OF AT LEAST 1 INCH OF SNOW THROUGH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON IS 80%, WITH 50% CHANCE OF AT LEAST 2 INCHES.  
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP TO THE UPPER 20S TONIGHT WITH  
MID 30S FOR THE HIGH ON FRIDAY.  
 
WINDS TURN NORTHEASTERLY 10-15 MPH ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON THEN  
INCREASE ABRUPTLY ON FRIDAY EVENING LASING INTO SATURDAY  
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS OF 40-45 MPH AT TIMES. BLOWING SNOW MAY BE  
PROBLEMATIC DEPENDING ON HOW MUCH SNOW FALLS AHEAD OF THE WIND.  
THERE IS ALSO A POTENTIAL FOR A FLASH FREEZE OF WET SURFACES AS  
MUCH COLDER AIR WILL ACCOMPANY THE WIND INCREASE.  
 
A BAND OF BRIEF HEAVY SNOW MAY ACCOMPANY THE WIND INCREASE ON  
FRIDAY EVENING WITH SNOW DIMINISHING INTO SATURDAY MORNING.  
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1-3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.  
 

 
 
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