A Canadian cold front is forecasted to move into Montana today and persist into the weekend. This will mix with a spirt of precipitation and result in snowfall for the Montana mountains and foothills. The majority of the of the precipitation is expected to fall on Thursday.
2-5″ of Snow Above 5,000ft Thursday – Friday Morning.
Snow levels are forecasted to hover between 4,000ft and 5,000ft, but the heaviest snow accumulations will be at elevations greater than 5,000ft.
Additional Storm Totals:
Montana: 2-5″ of Snow Above 5,000ft Thursday – Friday Morning
* Snowfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible over the higher elevation by Friday morning. - NOAA, Today
The 6-10 day outlook is calling for below average temperatures and above average precipitation in Montana.
Hazardous Weather Outlook For Montana:
Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED National Weather Service Billings MT 103 AM MDT Wed Sep 26 2018 Red Lodge Foothills-Beartooth Foothills- Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-Crazy Mountains- Northeast Bighorn Mountains- This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central Montana and north central Wyoming. * WHAT... High elevation snow. * WHERE...Beartooth/Absaroka...Crazy and Big Horn Mountains * WHEN...Mainly Thursday night into early Friday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible over the higher elevation by Friday morning. * ADDITIONAL HAZARD CONCERNS...Locations like the Beartooth Pass on US Highway 212 and US Highway 14 in the Big Horns could see slushy roadways Thursday night and Friday morning.