Snow in Bozeman? Really? And More a Possibility
Rain was predicted for the Gallatin Valley today, but we ended up with snow. And more is a possibility. The local mountains are expected to see up to 5 inches out of this storm, which should be moving out of the area on Wednesday.A Winter Weather Advisory has also been issued through Tuesday at noon. Here's what we should expect for the next 36 hours around the Bozeman area according to the National Weather Service:
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon MDT
Tuesday for elevations above 5500 feet...
* Snow accumulations... 2 to 4 inches inches on Road surfaces. 4
to 8 inches above pass levels.
* snow will continue at elevations above 5000 feet
tonight then gradually diminish on Tuesday.
* Impacts... snow that has been melting on Road surfaces during
the daytime period will likely begin to accumulate tonight
after sunset with some Road surfaces over mountain passes
becoming slush and snow-covered late tonight through Tuesday
* Winds... north 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Hazard elevation... for elevations above 5500 feet.
* Snow level... 5500 feet lowering to 4500 feet.
Monday Night: Rain and snow this evening, becoming all snow overnight. Thunder possible. Low 32F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 100%. 3 to 5 inches of snow expected.
Tuesday: Snow during the morning will taper to showers of rain and wet snow during the afternoon. High 42F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.
Wednesday: A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. High around 55F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.