Winter Weather Advisory for Southwest Montana
Up to 10 inches of snow could fall in the highest elevations through Saturday afternoon.
According to the National Weather Service in Great Falls:
The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for elevations above 5500 feet across southwest Montana for snow... which is in effect until 5 PM MST Saturday. * Timing and main impact: snow showers this evening will become more widespread light accumulating snow after midnight and continue through the day on Saturday. Wet roads will likely become icy overnight causing hazardous travel conditions as these icy roads become snow covered... especially over mountain passes. * Snow accumulations: 5 to 8 inches in the mountains... with up to 10 inches possible on the higher peaks. 2 to 4 inches over mountain passes. Less than 2 inches in the valleys. * Winds and visibility: north to northeast winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph will reduce visibility to less than 1 mile at times in blowing snow on Saturday. * Elevations: for elevations above 5500 feet. * Locations affected include: Battle Ridge Pass... Bozeman Pass... Targhee Pass... West Yellowstone... Boulder Hill... Elk Park Pass... Homestake pass... Big Hole Pass... Chief Joseph Pass... Monida Pass... Ennis... Norris Hill... Raynolds Pass.