More snow is on the way for Butte and it's surrounding areas, especially the high elevations and mountain passes with up to 5 more inches possible.

According to the National Weather Service:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLICK ROADS... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MDT TUESDAY.

IMPACTS/TIMING: WHILE SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING, SNOW WILL BEGIN TO STICK ONCE AGAIN ON THE ROADWAYS LATE THIS EVENING, CAUSING SLICK TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

SNOW WILL LIKELY STICK EVEN INTO THE LOWER VALLEYS TOWARDS TUESDAY MORNING. PERIODS OF LOW VISIBILITY AND QUICKLY CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS SHOULD BE EXPECTED.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 5 INCHES OVER MARIAS PASS AND IN THE AREA OF PHILIPSBURG TO GEORGETOWN LAKE. 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER THE HIGHWAY 83 CORRIDOR FROM SEELEY LAKE TO FERNDALE AND THE HIGHWAY 200 CORRIDOR FROM POTOMAC TO OVANDO. 1 TO 2 INCHES ALONG HIGHWAY 2 WEST GLACIER TO ESSEX AND POLEBRIDGE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... BAD ROCK CANYON... ESSEX... HIGHWAY 83 BIGFORK TO SWAN LAKE... MARIAS PASS... POLEBRIDGE... BUTTE... GEORGETOWN LAKE... HIGHWAY 12 GARRISON TO ELLISTON... HOMESTAKE PASS... MACDONALD PASS... HIGHWAY 200 BONNER TO GREENOUGH... HIGHWAY 83 SEELEY LAKE TO CONDON... I-90 EAST MISSOULA TO BEARMOUTH

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