Winter Weather Advisory Issued For ID & MT | Up To 8″ of Snow Is Expected To Fall In MT On Friday

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

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montana and Idaho. In Idaho, snow is expected to taper off this morning, while Montana’s snow is expected to begin early Friday morning.

Up to 8″ of snow is expected to fall in Montana throughout the day Friday.

1-3″ of additional snowfall is expected to fall in Idaho this morning. 

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Weather Advisory For:

  • Idaho
  • Montana
7 day snowfall totals are looking GOOD for the West. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to drop down to 3,000ft by Thursday Night, which would allow for accumulating snowfall in the mountain valleys. 

Additional Storm Info:

More snow is in the forecast. Image: NOAA
Clearwater National Forest, ID Forecast. Image: NOAA

Idaho: Additional Snow Accumulations of 1-3″ This Morning 

* Snow occurring. Plan on slippery road conditions.
 Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected.
- NOAA Pocatello, ID
Snow levels will lower to roughly 3000 feet for Thursday into Friday, which could lead to some light snow accumulations in valleys. Image: NOAA Missoula, MT
Accumulating snow is expected to end the work, with some impacts to travel expected. Image: NOAA Great Falls, MT

Montana: Up To 8″ of Snow Throughout The Day Friday

* Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches,
  with localized amounts up to 8 inches, are expected.
- NOAA Great Falls, MT
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Montana Winter Weather Advisory:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
331 AM MDT Thu Oct 12 2017

Including the following locations Logan Pass, Marias Pass,
Browning, and Heart Butte

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
MDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions,
 including during the morning commute on Friday. Total snow
 accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with localized amounts up to 8
 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Northern Rocky Mountain Front.

* WHEN...6 AM Friday to midnight Friday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
 times.

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