Winter Storm Warning Issued For MT | 12-24″ of Snow Today – Tuesday

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

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Montana through Tuesday at noon. This storm is the coldest of the season so far, which will allow for accumulating snow in the mountains and the plains.

12-24″ of snow Today – Tuesday afternoon.

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Warning For:

  • Montana

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Weather Advisory For:

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

Snow is expected to accumulate in the Plains and the Mountains with this storm, as it is the coldest of the season.

Additional Storm Info:

Here is a look at forecast snowfall amounts across the area. Image: NOAA Great Falls, MT
9am weather update. Image: NOAA Great Falls, MT

Montana: 12-24″ of Snow Through Tuesday

Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches on the
plains, with 12 to 24 inches in the mountains, are expected.
- NOAA Great Falls, MT
Cold & Wet through Tuesday. Image: NOAA Billings, MT
Hard freeze Wednesday morning. Image: NOAA Missoula, MT

MT Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
910 AM MDT Mon Oct 2 2017

Hill-Cascade-Chouteau-Liberty-Blaine-Eastern Teton-Judith Basin-
Fergus-Meagher-
Including the following locations Havre, Rocky Boy, Rudyard,
Great Falls, Cascade, Belt, Kings Hill Pass, Fort Benton, Carter,
Big Sandy, Chester, Whitlash, Chinook, Harlem, Hays, Fairfield,
Dutton, Raynesford, Stanford, Hobson, Lewistown, Winifred,
Lewistown Divide, Grass Range, Martinsdale,
and White Sulphur Springs
910 AM MDT Mon Oct 2 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow occurring. Travel will be
 very difficult to impossible, including during the evening
 commute. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches on the
 plains, with 12 to 24 inches in the mountains, are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central Montana and north central Montana.

* WHEN...Until noon Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause
 patchy blowing and drifting snow. Tree and power line damage
 expected. Stress to livestock is likely.
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

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