A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for northern and eastern Montana from today through most of Saturday.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for western and southwestern Montana from today into Saturday morning.
The snow and cold weather will stick around for just a couple of days. A round two of snow is headed toward the Treasure State today. The wake-up temperatures this morning in the single digits for most of the state. The temperatures will remain below freezing. The temperatures will not improve much as the day continues; the highs will only reach the teens for most of the state. Skies will remain cloudy, and much of the state will have accumulating snowfall by the afternoon hour. The snow for today, going into tomorrow, will be more widespread. Eastern Montana will have the heaviest snowfall, and it's expected to stick around until Saturday evening. Eastern Montana high temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s. If traveling, Saturday will be the worst day for travel for eastern Montana. Sunday, the sun will return, and the snow will move southeast. Sunday's travel conditions will slightly improve, but blowing snow off of the Rocky Mountains Front may be an issue, and roads are expected to remain slick. The snowfall around the Capitol expected to reach 6' additional inches of snow, Great Falls 4-8" and billings 8-13". Early next week, a warming trend is approaching!
Have a great weekend.