NOAA: Snow Forecast All Week in Montana’s Mountains

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The first snow of the winter caps the mountains surrounding St. Mary Lake as the cottonwood trees still show their golden fall color. St. Mary Lake is the second-largest lake in Glacier National Park, Montana.
The first snow of the winter caps the mountains surrounding St. Mary Lake as the cottonwood trees still show their golden fall color. St. Mary Lake is the second-largest lake in Glacier National Park, Montana.

Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer.

“Accumulating snow is possible in the mountains.  And that is for elevations above 7,000 feet (in Montana, this weekend).”  NOAA, today

image: noaa, today
image: noaa, today

“Are you headed to Glacier National Park for the Labor Day holiday weekend? Raw and potentially dangerous conditions are expected on Sunday & Monday with snow possible down to around 6000 feet. Below 6000 feet a cold rain is expected with gusty winds present pretty much everywhere. So make sure to pack your cold weather gear!” – NOAA Missoula, MT today

In Montana, it might be a bit more official than usual this year as NOAA is talking about the possibility of snow this weekend.

In fact, the higher elevation zones of Montana are forecast to see snow on and off for the next 7 days…

Funny video, he talks about snow at 0:43

“Are you ready for the return of fall-like weather? Because some BIG CHANGES are coming to the weather for Labor Day Weekend!

While details are still under evaluation, temperatures 30˚F cooler, breezy afternoon winds and a good chance for rain showers appear likely. And a secondary weather system coming into focus in the models for early next week *may* bring mountain snow into the picture!” – NOAA Missoula, MT yesterday

image: noaa, yesterday
image: noaa, yesterday

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Snow all week in Montana. image: noaa, today
Snow all week in Montana. image: noaa, today

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