Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch:
- ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to midnight MST Wednesday night... ...Winter Storm Watch in effect from late tonight through Wednesday evening... The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow which is in effect from midnight tonight to midnight MST Wednesday night. A Winter Storm Watch has also been issued. This Winter Storm Watch is in effect from late tonight through Wednesday evening.
- Timing and main impact: snow and blowing snow will develop over The Rockies spread east tonight. Periods of heavy snow are expected through Wednesday at higher elevations. Travel will be become difficult at times.
- Snow accumulations: 8 to 16 inches of total accumulation are expected over mountains with 4 to 8 inches accumulation at lower elevations.
- Winds and visibility: falling snow and gusty winds will create widespread blowing snow...with visibility less than one half mile at times.
- Locations affected include: Stanford...Great Falls...Kings Hill Pass
- to see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab. 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. For specific Road and travel conditions in Montana...dial 5 1 1.