NOAA: 45 mph Winds & 2-4″ of Snow In Montana Today – Wednesday Morning

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PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montana. It’s in effect until Wednesday morning. Accumulating snowfall accompanied by winds gusting up to 45 mph are expected to impact the area.

2-4″ of Snow Today – Wednesday Morning In Montana.

7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for areas above 4,500ft over the Continental Divide, which is where most of the accumulating snowfall will occur.

Additional Storm Info:

Strong wind event today. Image: NOAA Missoula, MT
Snow is in the forecast for southwestern Montana as well. Image: NOAA Billings, MT

Montana: 2-4″ of Snow Today – Wednesday Morning

* Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches at Marias Pass
  and above 4500 feet over the Continental Divide.
- NOAA Missoula, MT
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

The 6-10 day outlook calls for below average precipitation and near average temperatures in Montana.

10/03/18 at Whitefish Mountain Resort, MT. Image: Whitefish Mountain Resort Facebook Page

MT Winter Weather Advisory:

National Weather Service Missoula MT
348 AM MDT Tue Oct 9 2018

West Glacier Region-


* WHAT...Snow. Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches at Marias Pass
  and above 4500 feet over the Continental Divide. Strong gusty
  easterly winds to 45 mph could cause tree limbs break at times
  this afternoon and evening.

* WHERE...Bad Rock Canyon, Essex, Highway 83 Bigfork to Swan
  Lake, Marias Pass, and Polebridge.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM MDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Slippery road conditions are expected at
  Marias Pass this morning through 10 am and also from 9 pm this
  evening through Wednesday morning.

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