Gallatin County Mountains: 9″ More Snow Possible by Sunday Night
So, digging this Montana springtime? The highest elevations in southwest Montana could see up to 9" more snow (on top of what we've already received) by late Sunday night. The valleys won't see that kind of accumulation although an inch or less is expected.
Snow is expected to continue in several counties of southwest Montana through Sunday. PLEASE NOTE: The valleys are not expected to see more than an inch of snow, while the HIGHEST elevations may see up to 9" of fresh snow.
Mountains surrounding Bozeman, Ennis, Dillon, Butte, Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Philipsburg, and Helena are included in this Winter Weather Advisory. (Highest elevations.)
- WHAT: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT (SUNDAY 5/23) FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET.
- Snow expected to accumulate at elevations above 5500 feet in southwest Montana
- HOW MUCH SNOW: Total snow accumulations should average 2 to 4 inches over mountain passes and up to 9 inches for the highest mountain areas above pass level.
- VALLEYS: Only an inch or less of snow likely in most valleys and in the foothills of some southwest Montana counties.
- WHERE IS THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Portions of north central, southwest, and west central Montana.
- WHEN IS THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT: Until midnight Sunday night
- IMPACTS OF THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Roads, and especially bridges and overpasses, will likely become slick and hazardous as snow accumulates.
- Higher elevations will pose greater risk. Please monitor temperatures combined with snowfall, especially after dark on Sunday (5/23)
- DRIVING: Slow down and use caution while driving through affected counties. High elevation passes will see more snow. Avoid traveling after dark, as temperatures drop on Sunday evening. Roads will be slick.
- NEED ROAD INFO? The latest road conditions for our area can be obtained by calling 5 1 1 or visiting the MDT Road Report website at any time.