Winter Weather Advisory For Snow And Blowing Snow
High winds are expected to accompany snowfall in our next southwest Montana storm, possibly creating very hazardous travel conditions.
According to the National Weather Service:
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow remains in effect from 5 PM Monday to 11 am MST Tuesday. * Timing and main impact: snow will develop Monday afternoon and continue through Monday night... diminishing Tuesday morning. A period of gusty north winds with blowing and drifting snow is expected Monday night. * Snow accumulations: 2 to 4 inches with 4 to 8 inches in the mountains. * Winds and visibility: a period of gusty north winds at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph is likely Monday night with blowing and drifting snow reducing visibility to less than one half mile at times. * Temperature and wind chill: temperatures will fall into the single digits above zero Monday night. The combination of cold temperatures and windy conditions will create wind chill values of 10 below zero to 20 below zero Monday night through Tuesday morning. * Locations affected include: White Sulphur Springs... Battle Ridge Pass... Bozeman... Bozeman Pass... Targhee Pass... West Yellowstone... Boulder... Boulder Hill... Elk Park Pass... Homestake pass... Whitehall... Townsend... Big Hole Pass... Chief Joseph Pass... Dillon... Monida Pass... Ennis... Norris Hill... Raynolds Pass... Twin Bridges.