The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Northern Rocky Mountain Front in Montana. It’s in effect until mid-morning on Wednesday. Heavy snowfall, reduced visibility, and difficult travel conditions are expected to impact the area throughout that time.
18-22″ of Snow Above 6,500ft Today – Wednesday Morning
The highest accumulations are expected to occur at elevations greater than 6,500ft, but snow will fall all the way down to 4,000ft.
Additional Storm Info:
Montana: 18-22″ of Snow Above 6,500ft Today – Wednesday Morning
* Total snow accumulations below 4000 feet 1 to 3 inches, above 5000 feet 5 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 18-22 inches above 6500 feet, are expected. - NOAA Great Falls, MT
The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average precipitation and below average temperatures in Montana.
Winter Storm Warning:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Missoula MT 249 PM MDT Mon Oct 1 2018 West Glacier Region ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO NOON MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations below 4000 feet 1 to 3 inches, above 5000 feet 5 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 18-22 inches above 6500 feet, are expected. * WHERE...West Glacier Region. * WHEN...From 3 AM Tuesday to noon MDT Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.