TUESDAY: 5″ Snow for Beartooth Foothills, Red Lodge
Snow is supposed to taper off by Tuesday afternoon but not before Mother Nature drops up to 5" of fresh snow in the Red Lodge area and the Beartooth Foothills.
- WHAT: Winter Weather Advisory for snow
- WHERE: Beartooth Foothills, Melville Foothills and Red Lodge Foothills of south central Montana
- WHEN: This Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6pm Tuesday evening
- SNOW: Accumulations of 2" to 5" of fresh snow, most of which will accumulate on grassy surfaces (roads may not see as much snow pile up, but roads are expected to be at least slushy/sloppy through this Advisory.
There may be poor visibility while driving through these areas at times. Heavy snowfall will come in waves.
As of 10:30am, snow was still falling in the Bozeman area and the Paradise Valley with around 2" of snow accumulating.
There is still a Special Weather Statement for Yellowstone National Park and surrounding areas through Tuesday afternoon. Snow has been accumulating overnight and another couple of inches in expected through Tuesday.
Other areas in Montana are also experiencing Winter Weather Advisories: Bighorn Canyon and Southern Big Horn Counties, until 6pm Tuesday evening. Snow is also falling into Wyoming with poor visibility at times. This includes I-90 over Aberdeen Hill and on the higher hills south of Sheridan.
Use caution while driving through these areas with Winter Weather Advisories. Large portions of these areas are quite rural, and cell service can be spotty. Always make sure you've got a safety kit in your vehicle, no matter what time of year it is.
You can get the latest road conditions across the state by calling 5-1-1.