NOAA: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Big Sky Resort, MT | 4-8″ of Snow Friday – Saturday Morning

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
PINK= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Big Sky Resort, MT. It’s in effect from 2:00am Friday Morning – 2:00am Saturday Morning. This is just the start, as a weekend of persistent precipitation is in the forecast. Who’s ready for some powder days at Big Sky?

4-8″ of Snow Friday – Saturday Morning In MT.

7 day snowfall totals are looking GOOD in MT. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow is forecasted to fall above 5,000ft throughout this spirt of precipitation, but snow levels are expected to drop throughout the weekend as more snow moves through.

Additional Storm Info:

Cold front time. Image: NOAA Missoula, MT
Areas of snow. Image: NOAA Great Falls, MT

Big Sky Resort, MT: 4-8″ of Snow Friday – Saturday Morning

* Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected, 
    with 4 to 8 inches falling at higher elevations.
-  NOAA Great Falls, MT
Snowy weekend ahead. Image: NOAA Great Falls, MT
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Big Sky Winter Weather Advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
315 AM MST Thu Feb 1 2018

Cascade-Madison-Judith Basin-Meagher-Gallatin-
Including the following locations Kings Hill Pass, Raynolds Pass,
White Sulphur Springs, West Yellowstone, Battle Ridge Pass,
Bozeman Pass, and Targhee Pass

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM FRIDAY TO 2 AM MST
SATURDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches
  are expected, with 4 to 8 inches falling at higher elevations.

* WHERE...Cascade, Madison, Judith Basin, Meagher and Gallatin.

* WHEN...From 2 AM Friday to 2 AM MST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on variable road conditions, becoming
  snow covered and slippery at higher elevations. Be prepared for
  reduced visibilities at times.
Riding Big Sky Resort on January 27th. Image: Priestley Productions

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