Winter Weather Advisory Above 5500′
* Timing and main impact: snow will develop over southwest Montana
later this morning and continue through tonight.
* Snow accumulations: total snow amounts of 2 to 5 inches are
expected by Thursday morning for elevations generally above 5500
feet. Isolated amounts up to 8 inches are possible near ridge
* Winds and visibility: gusty southwest winds at 20 to 30 mph will
create areas of blowing snow and reduced visibilities. Expect
visibilities to be reduced to less than one mile at times.
* Other impacts: expect any wet roads to freeze this evening… as
light snow continues overnight and colder air moves into the
* Locations affected include: Targhee Pass… West Yellowstone…
Raynolds Pass… Big Hole Pass… Chief Joseph Pass and Monida
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.