Bozeman Winter Weather Advisory Until 5am Saturday
It’s not the amount of snow that’s concerning, it’s the WIND associated with this advisory that could get dangerous. Details here:
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow remains in
effect until 5 am MST Saturday.
Timing and main impact: snow will develop over the mountains
and foothills of southwest Montana this morning and then
continue into Saturday morning.
Snow accumulations: total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches
are expected over the foothills… and 3 to 6 inches in the
mountains. Snow accumulations up to an inch are possible in
Winds and visibility: northerly winds at 20 to 30 mph… with
gusts to 40 mph… combined with falling snow will reduce
visibilities below one half mile at times.
Other impacts: any wet roadways will freeze over as colder
air moves in.
Locations affected include: Battle Ridge Pass… Bozeman
Pass… Targhee Pass… West Yellowstone… Elk Park Pass…
Big Hole Pass… Chief Joseph Pass… Monida Pass… Raynolds