Bozeman Winter Weather Advisory In Effect 11/12/2011
A brief period of moderate to heavy snowfall and gusty winds is expected to occur for 1 to 2 hours
later this morning as a strong cold front moves through the region.
The snow will diminish to snow showers Saturday afternoon.
* Snow accumulations: total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches
are expected in the mountains. Valley locations… including the
Bozeman… Dillon and Ennis areas should see 1 to 2 inches.
* Winds and visibility: gusty south winds will shift to the west
by late Saturday morning. A period of wind gusts between 40 and
50 mph will create reduced visibilities in areas of falling and
blowing snow. Visibilities could briefly be reduced to near one
quarter of a mile at times this morning.
* Locations affected include: Targhee Pass… West Yellowstone…
Raynolds Pass… Chief Joseph Pass and Monida Pass.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling… especially in open
For specific Road and travel conditions in Montana… dial 5 1 1.