... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Wednesday evening through
Thursday morning for elevations above 6000 feet...
The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter
Storm Watch for elevations above 6000 feet... which is in effect
from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning.
* Timing and main impact: rain and snow will develop over the
Rocky Mountain front on Wednesday. Snow levels will gradually
lower to around 6000 feet by Wednesday evening. Snow... heavy at
times will then be possible above 6000 feet Wednesday night
through Thursday morning.
* Snow accumulations: total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches
are possible. Isolated amounts near 15 inches are possible near
* Visibility: visibilities could be reduced to less than one half
mile at times.
* Elevations: for elevations above 6000 feet.
* Other impacts: this will be a wet and heavy snowfall. Any snow
accumulations over 2 inches could cause problems on power lines
and trees that have leafed out.
* Locations affected include: mainly higher elevations of the
Rocky Mountain front... including the Glacier park region.
* To see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.