The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Montana. It’s in effect from late this afternoon through early Friday morning. Heavy snowfall and arctic cold temperatures are expected to impact the area. If you’re looking for some blower pow turns in the next few days, you’re going to want to head to Montana.
8-12+” of Snow Today – Friday Morning In Montana.
Snow is expected to fall at all elevations, but the heaviest accumulations are forecasted to occur in the backcountry mountains.
Additional Storm Info:
Montana: 8-12+” of Snow Today – Friday Morning
* Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are possible. Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet are possible over backcountry mountain terrain. - NOAA Great Falls, MT
MT Winter Storm Watch:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Great Falls MT Northern Rocky Mountain Front-Southern Rocky Mountain Front- Including the following locations Logan Pass, Marias Pass, Browning, Heart Butte, Bynum, Choteau, and Augusta ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON... ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Snow and blowing snow today. Snow, heavy at times, possible tonight through Friday morning. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are possible. Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet are possible over backcountry mountain terrain. * WHERE...Northern Rocky Mountain Front and Southern Rocky Mountain Front. * WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 3 PM MST this afternoon. For the Winter Storm Watch, from this afternoon through Friday morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In addition, some reductions to visibility are likely. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause blowing and drifting snow. Travel could be very difficult at times. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.