Several inches of in-town snow, gusty winds and much colder temperatures are in the forecast for the Bozeman area. Travel could be extremely hazardous at times with blowing and drifting snow along with low visibility.

According to the National Weather Service:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST MONDAY.

  • LOCATIONS - BATTLE RIDGE PASS... BOZEMAN... BOZEMAN PASS... TARGHEE PASS... WEST YELLOWSTONE.
  • SNOW LEVEL - VALLEY FLOORS, WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET.
  • TEMPERATURES - IN THE LOWER 20S.
  • SNOW ACCUMULATIONS - 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VALLEYS AND 4 TO 9 INCHES ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND IN THE WEST YELLOWSTONE AREA.
  • TIMING - SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS BY MID TO LATE MORNING SUNDAY THEN SPREAD TO THE VALLEYS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE SNOW WILL THEN TAPER OFF ON MONDAY.
  • A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS AND POSSIBLY LINGERING INTO THE EARLY OVERNIGHT HOURS.
  • IMPACTS - MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AT TIMES ESPECIALLY OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.
  • IN ADDITION, BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS POSSIBLE AT PASS LEVEL... CREATING SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY.
  • SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE.
  • THE SNOW WILL BE FOLLOWED BY SUB ZERO TEMPERATURES MONDAY NIGHT.
  • WINDS - WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
Winter Advisory