Wintry Conditions On Tap For The Weekend

Posted at 7:22 PM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 22:23:06-04

Happy Friday!

Montana has had a little bit of everything this week- sunshine, clouds, wind, rain, and even snow.  We’ve certainly turned the corner into Autumn, and this weekend will continue that pattern.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for locations above 4500′ will go into effect Saturday morning.  This is for the Rocky Mountain Front, Lewis and Clark County, and Cascade County, as well as some of the surrounding areas in north-central Montana.  Passes included in this area are as follows: Logan, Marias, Rogers, King’s Hill, and MacDonald.  Take caution if you’re traveling out of town or if you have plans for backcountry recreation.

Additionally, a WIND ADVISORY will go into effect Saturday afternoon for locations west of the Continental Divide, including the Bitterroot Valley, Missoula Valley, and Flathead Valley.

Low temperatures tonight will hover right around the freezing point.  Frost overnight tonight is possible.  If you have plants, it would be a good idea to bring them indoors or cover them up.

Saturday and Sunday will be rainy in lower elevations, and snowy above 4500.’  Precipitation will finally move out of Montana for the first day of October, but mid next week will be rainy/ snowy once again.

Have a great weekend!

Katie Alexander