Wind and Freezing Drizzle Creating Travel Issues in the Northwest

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3 Dec 2019 4:15 AM
Strong winds and patchy freezing drizzle is causing travel problems in the West. In the Rocky Mountain Front of Montana, strong wind gusts are creating blowing and drifting snow. Visibility will be significantly reduced and some road closures are possible into this afternoon (Tuesday). https://twitter.com/NWSGreatFalls/status/1201876960315617285 Icy roads are possible in Western Montana and Eastern Idaho.  Winter Weather Advisories have been issued through the morning (Tuesday), and may be issued again Wednesday morning. https://twitter.com/NWSMissoula/status/1201629530995118080 https://twitter.com/NWSPocatello/status/1201840413088215041 The wind has been hollowing across Central Montana and Southeastern Wyoming since Sunday. Gusts as high as 80 mph were clocked near Glacier National Park. https://twitter.com/NWSGreatFalls/status/1201844261890617344 High Wind Warnings and Wind Advisories continue for gusts of 40 to 60 mph. The wind is expected to gradually diminish by tonight (Tuesday). https://twitter.com/NWSCheyenne/status/1201831889549414400    
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