Monday could be quite messy with several inches of snow expected in the lower elevations, more than a foot possible in the highest elevations and very gusty winds.

According to the National Weather Service:

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

  • LOCATIONS: ALL OF CENTRAL MONTANA, INCLUDING CUT BANK, GREAT FALLS, AND LEWISTOWN.
  • TIMING: SNOW WILL DEVELOP ON SUNDAY IN THE MOUNTAINS, WITH SNOW DEVELOPING AT LOWER ELEVATIONS BY SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY.
  • SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT, THEN TAPER OFF ON TUESDAY.
  • ACCUMULATIONS: SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 7 INCHES AT LOWER ELEVATIONS, WITH 8 TO 16 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.
  • ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
  • WINDS: NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
  • VISIBILITIES: AS LOW AS A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES IN A FEW LOCATIONS.
  • IMPACTS: SLOWER, MORE DIFFICULT TRAVEL, TREE DAMAGE AND POSSIBLE POWER OUTAGES.
  • CONDITIONS MAY ALSO CAUSE STRESS ON LIVESTOCK.
Winter Weather Advisory - KMMS