Winter Storm Watch:
- ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from this evening through Sunday afternoon above 4500 feet...
- impacts/timing: accumulating snow may produce difficult travel over mountain passes and throughout the back country tonight through Sunday afternoon. Some high elevation valleys in southwest Montana could also receive accumulating snow which could impact travel. Hunters and those in the back country will experience raw winter conditions.
- Snow accumulations: 4-8 inches above 4500 feet with greater amounts expected in the higher terrain.
- Locations impacted include...Bannock Pass...Highway 28 Tendoy to Lone Pine...Highway 93 Lost Trail Pass to Gibbonsville... Lemhi Pass...Marias Pass...Butte...Georgetown Lake...Highway 12 Garrison to Elliston...MacDonald Pass Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.