Windy conditions are making for a variety of unusual weather patterns around Montana today. Some areas may experience poor driving conditions.

According to the National Weather Service:

SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON, ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS, CAUSING SUDDEN REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY AND VARIABLE ROAD CONDITIONS.

  • A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL REACH THE VALLEY FLOORS.
  • GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY IN SPOTS DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.
  • THE WIND MAY ALSO CAUSE SNOW TO DRIFT OVER ROADS, CAUSING PREVIOUSLY CLEARED ROADS TO BECOME SNOW COVERED.
  • MELTING OF SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS IN SOME AREAS WILL MAINTAIN SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.
  • BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES... AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA DIAL 511.
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