NOAA: 1-6″ of Snow Tonight + 7-14″ on Sunday/Monday For Big Sky, MT

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Snow forecast today and Sunday/Monday. image: noaa, today

NOAA has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Big Sky, MT that is calling for 1-6″ of snow tonight then another 7-14″ of snow on Sunday/Monday.

Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, are 
expected this evening into early Sunday morning. Later Sunday into Monday afternoon, 
heavy snow is possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 7 inches at lower elevations, 
with snow amounts of 7 to 14 inches in the mountains, are possible with this second 
round of snow. - NOAA Great Falls, MT today

NOAA is calling today’s storm an arctic front and they’re forecasting very cold temps and strong winds.

Big Sky has been going off this season, they have had above average snowfall, and they’re about to have a big top up and NOAA is forecasting Feb, March, and April to be favored at Big Sky.

Arctic front today. image: noaa

Winter Storm Watch for Big Sky, MT:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
256 PM MST Sat Feb 3 2018

Gallatin-
Including the following locations Bozeman, West Yellowstone,
Battle Ridge Pass, Bozeman Pass, and Targhee Pass

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with
  localized amounts up to 6 inches, are expected this evening into
  early Sunday morning. Later Sunday into Monday afternoon, heavy
  snow is possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 7 inches at
  lower elevations, with snow amounts of 7 to 14 inches in the
  mountains, are possible with this second round of snow.

* WHERE...Gallatin.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM this evening
  to 5 AM MST Sunday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Sunday
  morning through Monday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Be
  prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

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