Winter isn't done with us yet. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued from Wednesday night through Friday morning with up to a foot of snow possible in the highest elevations.

According to the National Weather Service:

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6500 FEET.

  • LOCATIONS: BIG HOLE PASS, CHIEF JOSEPH PASS, MONIDA PASS, RAYNOLDS PASS, TARGHEE PASS, AND WEST YELLOWSTONE.
  • TIMING: BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT TOWARD BIG HOLE AND CHIEF JOSEPH PASS, AND THEN SPREADING EAST THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
  • ACCUMULATIONS: SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE, WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE TOWARD BIG HOLE AND CHIEF JOSEPH PASSES IN WESTERN BEAVERHEAD COUNTY.
  • WINDS: NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
  • VISIBILITY: POSSIBLY REDUCED TO ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW.
  • HAZARD ELEVATION: FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6500 FEET.
  • SNOW LEVEL: 7500 FEET WEDNESDAY OVERNIGHT LOWERING TO 5500 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.
  • IMPACTS: PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW MAY SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT TRAVEL.
  •  A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW, SLEET, OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
Winter Storm Watch - KMMS