Bozeman Winter Storm Warning For Heavy Snow Continues
Elevations above 7,000 feet COULD get two feet of snow by Thursday night. What’s in store for Bozeman?
A Winter Storm Warning for elevations above 5500 feet for heavy
snow remains in effect until noon MDT Thursday. A Winter Weather
Advisory for elevations below 5500 feet for snow remains in
effect until noon MDT Thursday.
Timing and main impact: snow is generally falling in the
mountains for elevations above 7000 feet. Expect snow levels to
gradually lower through this evening and overnight with snow
expected at valley floors by Thursday morning. The snow will
start to diminish Thursday afternoon. Snow will result in poor
visibilities along with roads becoming slushy or snow covered.
Snow accumulations: total accumulations of 6 to 12 inches are
expected between 5500 feet to 7000 feet and 12 to 24 inches
above 7000 feet. Elevations below 5500 feet could see 1 to 4
Winds and visibility: northerly winds 15 to 25 mph could
result in areas of blowing snow and visibilities below
one-half mile at times.
Other impacts: this storm could cause possible power outages
and tree damage.
Locations affected include: Battle Ridge Pass… Bozeman…
Bozeman Pass… Targhee Pass… West Yellowstone… Big Hole
Pass… Chief Joseph Pass… Dillon… Monida Pass… Boulder…
Boulder Hill… Elk Park Pass… Homestake pass… Whitehall…
Ennis… Norris Hill… Raynolds Pass… Twin Bridges