Winter Weather Advisory For Bozeman Area Mountains
Looks like the local mountains will be in for some snow this weekend, but the Gallatin Valley should only see a trace. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for areas above 6,500 feet. This will affect the Bozeman & Homestake passes.
Snow accumulation is expected to be from 2 to 6 inches abover 6,500 feet. This will effect driving conditions at high elevations. The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 8 p.m Saturday to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
Here's what the National Weather Service posted on Saturday:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 PM MST SUNDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...
WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED ABOVE 6500 FEET. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES ON MOUNTAIN PASSES, INCLUDING THE WEST YELLOWSTONE AREA.
WHERE...BEAVERHEAD, MADISON AND GALLATIN.
WHEN...FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 PM MST SUNDAY.
IMPACTS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW MAY DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTERNOON, CAUSING LOCALLY SEVERE DRIVING CONDITIONS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.