Another powerful system is moving into Montana, affecting dozens of counties and popular mountain ranges - meaning powder days at the ski hill! Southwest Montana should be a large recipient of the snow, with up to 20" of snow at high elevations.

It seems that Monday night and Tuesday could be very messy on the roadways across most of southwest Montana. Mountain passes could be even more treacherous, so please evaluate how important your trips are during this time.

Monday's high temp could be near 40 degrees for many areas, and Monday overnight is forecasted to be in the low to mid 20s. That translates into a good chance of heavy, wet snow...until Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights when temps drop to single digits. Any melting on roadways during the day could turn into a sheet of ice in the overnight hours.

  • WHAT...Heavy snow possible.
  • Total snow accumulations of between 4 and 10 inches possible up to pass level, with 10 to 20 inches possible over the higher peaks.
  • Winds could gust over 35 mph at times.
  • WHERE...East Glacier Park Region, Southern Rocky Mountain Front, Upper Blackfoot and MacDonald Pass, Gates of the Mountains, Little Belt, Highwood, Snowy, Judith, Elkhorn, Boulder, Big Belt, Castle, and Bridger Mountains, and the Gallatin and Madison County Mountains and Centennial Mountains.
  • WHEN...From Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening.
  • IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult due to slippery roads and significantly reduced visibility. Tire chains may be required for some vehicles.
  • Those in the backcountry should ensure they have appropriate knowledge and gear, and may want to consider alternate plans.
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If the last storm caught you off guard, prepare for whatever comes our way by checking all the basics on your vehicle. Fill up the gas tank, check the wiper blades and wiper fluid levels, and make sure you've got a snow brush for the windows. Take 3 minutes to check all your lights.

Many of the in-town streets of southwest Montana are still dealing with bulky ice ruts. Even just a few inches of snow could make side streets very "skinny" and treacherous. What was usually a two lane is suddenly a one lane.

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