BOZEMAN – 2 storm systems shall impact travel across Montana, Through Thursday idaho and Wyoming. The initial system may be the weaker of the two 2 storms which is currently passing through creating a quick shot of snow Monday evening and localized gusty winds.
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tuesday evening through Thursday morning
The second storm system is a lot stronger and can bring bigger travel concerns.
Periods of snow and stronger surface winds could produce hazardous travel. Hardest hit areas shall across the Rocky mountain front and in top of the Yellowstone valley near Livingston. Gusts of wind over 60 mph are possible.
48 hour snow forecast
tuesday through Wednesday
Hardest hit areas for snow ought to be across the MT/ID state line. Lookout, Lolo and Lost Trail passes for instance could visit a foot or even more of snow alongside gusts of wind over 30 mph creating difficult to hazardous travel.
The National Weather Service includes a WINTER STORM WATCH up for some of Western Montana Tuesday morning through Wednesday afternoon. This is upgraded within the next a day.
Mountain passes could see around or perhaps a foot of snow and gusty winds over 30 mph over.
Winter Storm Watch
monday evening with light accumulations mostly over mountain passes
SW Montana will dsicover periods of snow. Wednesday the next storm system provides a better opportunity for snow and wind. Snow accumulations tend and hardest hit areas will 6 above,000′, however, most valleys will dsicover periods of snow and wind so be ready for slow go travel with snow covered and icy roads and localized blowing snow Wednesday.
Livingston to Big Timber is under a HIGH WIND WATCH Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon.
Wind gusts over 60 mph are possible and there may be periods of snow sometimes alongside these gusty winds producing hazardous travel impacts Wednesday.
High Wind Watch
City by City Forecast:
BOZEMAN: LOW: 16°; HIGH TUESDAY: 34°. Weak cold front to create scattered snow and windy weather between 4 midnight and pm for Bozeman. By Tuesday morning snow accumulations ought to be light but roads could become icy. Tuesday skies will clear by sunrise. In Tuesday night next weather maker will move.
BUTTE: LOW: 10°; HIGH TUESDAY: 32°. An instant shot of snow is probable for Butte between 4 pm and 8 pm as a cold front passes through producing light snow and gusty winds. Skies shall clear after midnight. Wednesday next cold front provides a better opportunity for snow and stronger surface winds.
DILLON: LOW: 13°; HIGH TUESDAY: 32°. Cold front will pass over Dillon between 4 midnight and pm producing scattered snow and wind. Skies should clear after midnight. On Wednesday next front provides a better opportunity for snow and stronger surface winds.
WEST YELLOWSTONE: LOW: 8°; HIGH TUESDAY: 22°. Scattered wind and snow is probable as a pacific storm system digs into West Yellowstone overnight. Tuesday we are between storms but more snow and stronger winds tend Tuesday evening and during the day on Wednesday. Significantly less than 1″ monday evening but 2&Prime is probable; – 4″ wednesday or even more is possible. Tuesday night into Wednesday and localized blowing snow can be done gusts of wind to 35 mph are possible.