A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for central Montana to areas east and along the Continental Divide.
A WINTER STORM WATCH has been issued for areas west of the Continental Divide and across southern Montana.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for the Hi-Line of northern Montana.
A SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY is in effect for Battle Creek and Lodge Creek in northern Montana.
Today's mild temperatures may fool you into believing that today will be, in fact, a "Good Friday." The high temperatures will reach the '50s and '60s, while a couple of areas along the Hi-Line will stay in the mid to upper '40s. By the afternoon, the clouds will increase and by the evening rain showers will start to fall. Tonight a strong cold front will move southward through the state, dropping the temperatures and transforming the rain showers into snow. The snow will be more widespread going into Saturday, and the wind will increase. The snow showers will be heavy at times. The lower elevations will accumulate snow, and the mountains could even see a little over a foot of snow. Saturday highs will stay in the '20s and '30s while portions of western Montana temperatures will remain in the '40s. Easter Sunday morning, the snow will taper off for most of the state. Southern and eastern Montana will have lingering showers throughout the day. Snow and cooler temperatures will carry us into the beginning of the next week.
Enjoy your day,