Snow has arrived in town but we're NOT supposed to get as much as originally thought in the mountains.

According to the National Weather Service:

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET...

LOCATIONS... BATTLE RIDGE PASS... BOZEMAN PASS... TARGHEE PASS... WEST YELLOWSTONE... BOULDER HILL... ELK PARK PASS... HOMESTAKE PASS... BIG HOLE PASS... CHIEF JOSEPH PASS... DILLON... MONIDA PASS... FLESHER PASS... MACDONALD PASS... ROGERS PASS... NORRIS HILL... RAYNOLDS PASS.

HAZARD ELEVATION... FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES AT PASS LEVEL... AND 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

TIMING... PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT AND DIMINISH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS... MANY ROADWAYS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

HEAVIER FALLING SNOW DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING COMMUTE WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES... PARTICULARLY IN THE BOZEMAN AND BIG SKY AREAS.

THIS HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ALSO STRESS YOUNG LIVESTOCK.

(photo Michelle Wolfe/KMMS)