Bozeman Winter Storm WARNING For Snow [UPDATE]
Fall sure didn’t last long. Here are the details on our first Winter Storm Watch of the season. Higher elevations could see quite a bit of snow!
The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for elevations above 5500 feet for heavy snow… which
is in effect from 9 am Wednesday to noon MDT Thursday. A Winter
Weather Advisory for elevations below 5500 feet has also been
issued. This Winter Weather Advisory for elevations below 5500
feet for snow is in effect from 9 am Wednesday to noon MDT
Timing and main impact: light snow will develop Wednesday
morning above 7000 feet then intensify during the afternoon and
continue through the night as snow levels lower to the valleys
floors Wednesday night.
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
possible from 5500 feet to 7000 feet and 12 to 24 inches above
7000 feet. Elevations below 5500 feet could see 1 to 4 inches.
Winds and visibility: northerly winds 15 to 25 mph could result
in areas of blowing snow and visibilities below one-half mile at
Other impacts: this storm will cause stress on Young
livestock… along with 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.