There's a Winter Storm Warning AND a Blizzard Watch in effect for the Flathead and Mission Valleys through Monday. Treacherous driving conditions are expected with LOTS of snow and wind.

According to the National Weather Service:

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST MONDAY.

BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

  • IMPACTS/TIMING - LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING BEFORE ANOTHER EVEN MORE ROBUST WEATHER SYSTEM ARRIVES LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.
  • FREEZING RAIN MAY MIX WITH SNOW THIS MORNING ACROSS THE MISSION VALLEY, CREATING DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.
  • LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY: VERY HEAVY SNOW WILL COMBINE WITH INCREASING EAST WINDS TO CAUSE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.
  • SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE LIKELY.
  • ROADS WILL BECOME IMPASSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
  • VISIBILITY WILL LOWER TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE.
  • SNOW DRIFTS OVER ROADS WILL MAKE DRIVING TREACHEROUS AND SNOW PLOW OPERATIONS DIFFICULT.
  • SNOW ACCUMULATIONS - 15 TO 30 INCHES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
  • WINDS TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY - 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCALLY STRONGER GUSTS.
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