Cold temperatures, some snow and more wind are going to affect most of Montana through Monday. Great Falls and Helena are both under Advisories with more Warnings and Advisories expected.

According to the National Weather Service:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

  • IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM MST MONDAY.
  • LOCATIONS - GREAT FALLS... KINGS HILL PASS... FLESHER PASS... HELENA... LINCOLN... MACDONALD PASS... ROGERS PASS... STANFORD... LEWISTOWN... LEWISTOWN DIVIDE... BOULDER... BOULDER HILL... ELK PARK PASS... HOMESTAKE PASS... WHITEHALL... TOWNSEND... WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS.
  • SNOW ACCUMULATIONS - 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW FOR THE PLAINS AND VALLEYS, 2 TO 4 INCHES FOR NORTH-FACING FOOTHILLS AND 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS.
  • TIMING - A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH FROM CANADA THIS EVENING. LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND BEHIND THIS NEW SURGE OF COLDER AIR. SNOW WILL TAPER FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ON MONDAY.
  • SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL CAUSE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.
  • VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED
  • WINDS - NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
  • TEMPERATURES - 7 BELOW TO 18 ABOVE ZERO.
  • A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT VISIBILITY WILL BE LIMITED.
  • USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
  • FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN MONTANA DIAL 5-1-1.
Winter Weather Advisory