The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Montana. It is in effect through Saturday afternoon at 5:00pm. This storm will entail a prolonged period of heavy snowfall and extremely cold temperatures. Two rounds of snow are expected to impact the state, the first will persist through this evening and then the second moves in Friday Morning and lasts through Saturday Evening.
1-3 FEET of Snow Through Saturday In Montana.
Extremely cold temperatures are expected to accompany this extended period of snowfall, so snow is expected to fall at all elevations.
Additional Storm Info:
Montana: 1-3 FEET of Snow In The Mountains Through Saturday
* Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches expected in the foothills, with 1 to 3 feet expected in the mountains. - NOAA Great Falls, MT
MT Winter Storm Warning:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Great Falls MT 349 AM MST Thu Dec 28 2017 Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Southern Rocky Mountain Front- Including the following locations Logan Pass, Marias Pass, Browning, Heart Butte, Bynum, Choteau, and Augusta ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Travel will be very difficult. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches expected in the foothills, with 1 to 3 feet expected in the mountains. * WHERE...Northern Rocky Mountain Front and Southern Rocky Mountain Front. * WHEN...Until 5 PM MST Saturday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. Cold wind chills as low as 30 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.