Winter Storm Watch Issued For Montana | 12-18″ of Snow Monday Afternoon-Tuesday Afternoon

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. Image: NOAA

A strong spring storm is expected to hit Montana Monday Afternoon and stick around through Tuesday Afternoon. Strong winds and heavy snowfall will lead to difficult travel conditions and possible power outages.

12-18″ of snow is expected to fall Monday Afternoon – Tuesday Afternoon.

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

Snow levels are expected to be above 5000ft when this storm arrives on Monday Afternoon and they will drop down to 4000ft Tuesday.

Additional Storm Information:

Wet week ahead. Image: NOAA Great Falls, MT
Snow is on tap for Montana. Image: NOAA Billings, MT

Montana: 12-18″ of Snow Monday Afternoon- Tuesday Afternoon

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 to 18 inches.
- NOAA Billings, MT
“Its been a very wet start for Spring 2017! Billings vicinity is 200-300% above normal for moisture in the last 30 days with the Sheridan foothills 300-400% above normal! Get out and enjoy any sunshine you see today and tomorrow. Wet and seasonably cool conditions expected next week.” – NOAA Billings, MT
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Montana Winter Storm Watch:

National Weather Service Billings MT
246 PM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-
246 PM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017


The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Winter
Storm Watch...which is in effect from Monday afternoon through
Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Difficult travel and recreation conditions. Possible
  power outages.

* TIMING...Snow increasing Monday afternoon and continuing through
  Tuesday. The heaviest snowfall is expected Monday night.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 to 18 inches.

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