NOAA: Western Montana Under Winter Weather Advisory | Big Sky Expects FOOT Of New Snow By Monday!

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NOAA: Western Montana Under Winter Weather Advisory | Big Sky Expects FOOT Of New Snow By Monday!

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NOAA: Western Montana Under Winter Weather Advisory | Big Sky Expects FOOT Of New Snow By Monday!

Big Sky, MT Today | Cover Photo:

Big Sky, MT Today | Cover Photo (+Cover Photo): Big Sky

Most of Western Montana is currently under a winter weather advisory and after viewing various webcams, the storm is apparently raging from Big Sky to Whitefish.

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NOAA is currently forecasting up to 12″ of fresh snow for Big Sky by Monday, while most other Montana ski areas (Showdown, Snowbowl, and Bridger) should see just under 10″. Either way, Montucky is glad to see some white stuff on the ground.

LET IT SNOW!

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Winter Weather Advisory

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST FRIDAY…

* LOCATIONS…BATTLE RIDGE PASS…BOZEMAN…BOZEMAN PASS… TARGHEE PASS…WEST YELLOWSTONE…MARIAS PASS… LOGAN PASS… BIG HOLE PASS…CHIEF JOSEPH PASS… DILLON… MONIDA PASS… BOULDER… BOULDER HILL…ELK PARK PASS… HOMESTAKE PASS… WHITEHALL… TOWNSEND… FLESHER PASS… HELENA… LINCOLN… MACDONALD PASS… ROGERS PASS… ENNIS… NORRIS HILL… RAYNOLDS PASS… TWIN BRIDGES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 4 INCHES…WITH UP TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING…PERIODS OF SNOW…MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES…WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT AND OVER MUCH OF SOUTHWEST MONTANA…THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW THEN LOOKS TO DIMINISH IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS…WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES AND HIGHER ELEVATION HIGHWAYS. TRAVELERS SHOULD TURN OFF CRUISE CONTROL AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO ACCOUNT FOR AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY IN SNOW AS WELL AS SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADWAYS.

 

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