Bozeman Winter Weather Advisory Through Saturday 12/31/2011
A Winter Weather Advisory for elevations above 6000 feet remains
in effect until 11 am MST Saturday.
Timing and main impact: snow will continue overnight then
diminish Saturday morning.
* Snow accumulations: total snow accumulations of 2 to 8 inches
are expected with accumulations of 8 to 12 inches across
higher elevations of eastern Madison and southern Gallatin
counties. Snow accumulations in the lower valleys should
total around an inch.
* Winds and visibility: strong westerly winds of 25 to 35 mph
will cause areas of blowing snow… reducing visibilities to
less than one half mile at times.
* Other impacts: roadways will become snow-covered and slippery
causing hazardous travel conditions.
* Locations affected include: Battle Ridge Pass… Targhee
Pass… West Yellowstone… Raynolds Pass… Big Hole Pass…
Chief Joseph Pass… 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.