... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 5 PM this
afternoon to noon MST Saturday for elevations above 5000 feet...
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 5 PM this
afternoon to noon MST Saturday...
A Winter Storm Warning for elevations above 5000 feet for heavy
snow and blowing snow remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon
to noon MST Saturday. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing
snow remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to noon MST
* Timing and main impact: a strong cold front will cross into
north central Montana late Friday afternoon. Snow will develop
and become heavy at times Friday night before tapering off
Saturday morning. Travel and outdoor activities at and above
pass level will be hazardous due to snow amounts and areas of
* Snow accumulations: 4 to 6 inches of snow are possible at
elevations below 5000 feet. 8 to 14 inches of snow are
possible above 5000 feet.
* Winds and visibility: north winds gusting to 25 to 30 mph are
likely with frontal passage. Blowing snow will limit
visibility to less than one half mile at times.
* Temperatures: temperatures fall Friday night and Saturday to
around zero to 15 degrees below zero.
* Locations affected include: Choteau... Browning... Marias Pass
* to see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit
our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow...
sleet... and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling... especially in open
For specific Road and travel conditions in Montana... dial 5 1 1.