Much of southwest Montana remains under a Winter Weather Advisory until 5 a.m. Wednesday with further snow accumulation overnight. Driving and road conditions will be poor at times due to wet roads turning to icy roads.

According to the National Weather Service:

 

  • WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST WEDNESDAY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST WEDNESDAY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET.
  • TIMING... SNOW... HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS... A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL TRANSITION TO ACCUMULATING SNOW THIS EVENING.
  • IMPACTS... HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS... RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW WILL CREATE SLUSHY ROADWAYS... WITH COLDER TEMPERATURES TONIGHT ALLOWING FOR SOME ACCUMULATION AT ALL ELEVATIONS.
  • NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH TONIGHT... 1 TO 4 INCHES BELOW 6000 FEET AND 4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET.
  • LOCATIONS... ALL OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA.
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