TUESDAY: Winter Weather Advisory for 12 NE Montana Counties
A dozen counties in northeast Montana are experiencing dangerous driving weather through Tuesday night. Snow and wind are the main culprits.
If you or someone you know is headed that way today, use extra caution until at least midnight tonight. Snow, wind and cold temperatures are creating dangerous conditions on the roads for travelers.
- WHAT: A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
- WHEN: IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT (Tuesday, April 13th)
- WHAT TO EXPECT WITH THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Snow is occurring.
- Additional snow accumulations of up to two inches until midnight on Tuesday
- WHERE ARE THESE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES: Portions of northeast Montana.
- IMPACTS OF THESE ADVISORIES: Expect roads to be slippery and/or slushy with fresh snow.
- Depending on temperatures, roads could become snow packed and slick with only a couple inches of snowfall.
- Slow down in these areas, always use your headlights and use extra caution while traveling.
- Counties in North Dakota are also experiencing these conditions with their own Winter Weather Advisories.
- The latest road conditions for the state can be obtained by calling 5 1 1
This Advisory is especially important for those traveling along Highway 2 and the surrounding areas.
Towns that are including in these Advisories: Chinook, Fort Belknap Agency, Malta, Sleeping Buffalo, Saco, Hinsdale, Glasgow, Nashua, Fort Peck, Frazer, Oswego, Wolf Point, Poplar, Scobey, Medicine Lake, Plentywood, Circle, Sidney and Glendive.
These areas are quite rural so a breakdown can become an emergency with spotty cell service. Use caution and make sure you've got an emergency kit in your vehicle at all times.