Here’s How Much Snow Fell This Weekend in the Bozeman Area
Since yesterday morning the mountains near Cooke City got 14” of new snow. The area near Big Sky, Hyalite, and West Yellowstone got 7-10”.
The Bridger Range got 4”. Wind was southwest at 25-40 mph with gusts of 60-80 mph yesterday, and decreased to 20-30 mph out of the west this morning. Temperatures will be in the single digits and below throughout the day. Continued snow showers through tonight will drop 3-6” in most locations with 8-12” near Cooke City by morning.
Avalanche danger in the Bridger Range is CONSIDERABLE on wind loaded slopes and MODERATE on all other slopes. Here is a recent update from the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center,