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Winter Storm Warning Issued For Western, Central MT

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Moderate to heavy snow was forecast to fall in western and central Montana throughout the day Monday, making travel difficult and prompting school closures and avalanche warnings.

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the western two-thirds of the state, calling for continuing snow, periods of heavy snow and difficult travel due to road conditions and wind.

Avalanche warnings were issued for the mountains of western and southwestern Montana. All schools in the Flathead County district were closed along with schools in St. Ignatius and Potomac. East of Billings, schools were closed in St. Labre, Lame Deer, Lodge Grass and Northern Cheyenne. Some western Montana schools were starting class a few hours late.

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