Bozeman Area Could Get 12 Inches of Snow by Thursday Morning
We've got a Winter Storm Watch for the Bozeman area! The surrounding mountains are expected to receive several inches of snow...perhaps up to a FOOT by Thursday morning. Are you ready to shovel?
According to the National Weather Service:
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING ABOVE 5000 FEET.
- WHAT: HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE. TRAVEL ACROSS MOUNTAIN PASSES MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES.
- TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES, WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 12 INCHES, ARE POSSIBLE.
- WHERE: GALLATIN COUNTY ABOVE 5000 FEET.
- WHEN... A COLD FRONT COULD BRING SNOW OVERNIGHT TONIGHT, THROUGH WEDNESDAY, AND POSSIBLY LINGERING INTO THURSDAY MORNING.
- SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE POSSIBLE. THOSE WITH BACK COUNTRY INTERESTS SHOULD BE MINDFUL OF INCREASED AVALANCHE DANGER.
- A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW, SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.