Winter Weather Advisory:
- ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to 11 am MST Saturday... The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and difficult travel...which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 11 am MST Saturday.
- Impacts/timing: an Arctic front will cause a dramatic drop in temperatures, a change from rain over to snow, and blustery winds starting tonight and continuing through Saturday. Difficult travel may result from quickly freezing roads which could then become snow covered. Mountain Pass travel may also experience blowing snow and low visibilities at times.
- Snow accumulations: valleys: 1 to 4 inches possible. Mountains: up to 10 inches possible by Saturday afternoon. Locally greater amounts possible in the highest terrain.
- Locations impacted include...Evaro hill...Highway 200 Thompson Falls to plains...Highway 200 Trout Creek to Heron...I-90 Lookout Pass to Haugan...Bitterroot valley...Missoula... Highway 93 Sula to Lost Trail Pass...Lolo Pass...Butte... Georgetown Lake... Highway 12 Garrison to Elliston...Homestake pass...MacDonald Pass. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving.