Enjoy whatever sunshine we get on Monday afternoon because more snow is on the way tonight for SW Montana.

According to the National Weather Service:

 

  • WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST TUESDAY...
  • LOCATIONS... FAIRFIELD... CHOTEAU... CHESTER... WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS... BATTLE RIDGE PASS... BOZEMAN... BOZEMAN PASS... TARGHEE PASS... WEST YELLOWSTONE... STANFORD... LEWISTOWN... LEWISTOWN DIVIDE... BOULDER... BOULDER HILL... ELK PARK PASS... HOMESTAKE PASS... WHITEHALL... SHELBY... BIG SANDY... FORT BENTON... BROWNING... MARIAS PASS... LOGAN PASS... CONRAD... CUT BANK... TOWNSEND... GREAT FALLS... KINGS HILL PASS... BIG HOLE PASS... CHIEF JOSEPH PASS... DILLON... MONIDA PASS... FLESHER PASS... HELENA... LINCOLN... MACDONALD PASS... ROGERS PASS... ENNIS... NORRIS HILL... RAYNOLDS PASS... TWIN BRIDGES.
  • SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS AND IN THE MOUNTAINS 3 TO 6 INCHES.
  • TIMING... SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT EARLY IN THE DAY MONDAY WITH RAIN FALLING OVER THE LOWER ELEVATIONS ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY. RAIN SHOULD CHANGE OVER TO SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS AND WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD OVERNIGHT AND THROUGH THE DAY TUESDAY.
  • IMPACTS... ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME ICY AND SNOW COVERED AS TEMPERATURES FALL INTO THE 20S MONDAY NIGHT. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.
  • WINDS... NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.