A mid March storm is headed for SW Montana and the highest elevations could get up to 10 fresh inches of snow, with at least a few inches expected in the valleys.

According to the National Weather Service:

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

  • WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 10 inches possible.
  • WHERE...Portions of Beaverhead, Madison and Gallatin counties, especially at mountain pass level and above.
  • WHEN...From Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon.
  • IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
  • Some increased avalanche danger is possible, especially across steep terrain.
Winter Storm Watch - KMMS