Winter Weather Advisory:
- ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening for elevations above 6000 feet... The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for elevations above 6000 feet for snow... which is in effect until 6 PM MDT this evening.
- Timing and main impact: accumulating snow will spread east across the mountains of southwest Montana through this morning...and continue through most of the day. Light accumulating slushy snow will make travel difficult...especially over mountain passes. A mix of rain and snow with less accumulation is expected in the valleys. Precipitation will gradually decrease from the west beginning this afternoon.
- Snow accumulations: above 6000 feet...a total of 2 to 4 inches is mostly expected...but up to 7 inches are possible on some peaks. Below 6000 feet...up to 2 inches are possible.
- Elevations: for elevations above 6000 feet.
- Other impacts: wet snow could cause damage to some trees. Isolated power outages are also possible.
- Locations affected include: Big Hole Pass...Monida Pass... Raynolds Pass...Bozeman Pass...Norris Hill...Targhee Pass... West Yellowstone.
- 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 the latest Road conditions...please dial 5 1 1.