Big Sky, MT Got 12″ of Snow Overnight | Up 13 More Inches Forecast Today:

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Big Sky today at noon. photo: big sky
Big Sky today at noon. photo: big sky

Big Sky ski resort in Montana got 12″ of snow overnight at mid-mountain.

“Winter has arrived! We got 12″ of powder mid mountain overnight and it’s still coming down like crazy!” – Big Sky at noon today

NOAA current has a Winter Storm Warning in effect for Big Sky and much more of Montana that is calling for 6-13 more inches of snow throughout the day today.  There are also Winter Weather Advisories all over Montana that are calling for 6-13″ of snowfall as well.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS AND
  6 TO 13 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. - NOAA Missoula, MT today

It’s looking good for Montana right now and Big Sky opens on November 25th, 2015.

Pin = Big Sky. Map showing the Winter Storm Warnings (PINK) and Winter Storm Advisories (PURPLE) all over Montana today.
Pin = Big Sky. Map showing the Winter Storm Warnings (PINK) and Winter Storm Advisories (PURPLE) all over Montana today.

 

WINTER STORM WARNING for MONTANA TODAY:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
335 AM MST TUE NOV 3 2015

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG HOLE PASS...
CHIEF JOSEPH PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...
RAYNOLDS PASS...TWIN BRIDGES...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...
BOZEMAN PASS...TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...
  TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...BIG HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH
  PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...RAYNOLDS
  PASS...TWIN BRIDGES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS AND
  6 TO 13 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING OVER THE MOUNTAINS. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...A MIX OF RAIN
  AND SNOW THROUGH THE DAYTIME PERIOD WILL TRANSITION TO
  ACCUMULATING SNOW THIS EVENING..

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS
  OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WHERE ROADWAYS WILL REMAIN SNOW COVERED AND
  ICY. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW WILL CREATE
  SLUSHY ROADWAYS WITH COLDER TEMPERATURES TONIGHT ALLOWING FOR
  SOME ACCUMULATION AT ALL ELEVATIONS.
Snowfall probability looking GOOD for Montana today.
Snowfall probability looking GOOD for Montana today.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for MONTANA TODAY:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
335 AM MST TUE NOV 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BATTLE RIDGE PASS...BOZEMAN...BOZEMAN PASS...
  TARGHEE PASS...WEST YELLOWSTONE...BIG HOLE PASS...CHIEF JOSEPH
  PASS...DILLON...MONIDA PASS...ENNIS...NORRIS HILL...RAYNOLDS
  PASS...TWIN BRIDGES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS AND
  6 TO 13 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING OVER THE MOUNTAINS. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...A MIX OF RAIN
  AND SNOW THROUGH THE DAYTIME PERIOD WILL TRANSITION TO
  ACCUMULATING SNOW THIS EVENING..

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS
  OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES WHERE ROADWAYS WILL REMAIN SNOW COVERED AND
  ICY. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW WILL CREATE
  SLUSHY ROADWAYS WITH COLDER TEMPERATURES TONIGHT ALLOWING FOR
  SOME ACCUMULATION AT ALL ELEVATIONS.

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