A HIGH WIND WARNING will expire for the Rocky Mountain Front and parts of central Montana late Thursday evening.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for the Glacier Region, northwest Montana, and higher elevations of southwest Montana.
Another powerful windstorm is moving through the state. Wind gusts will occasionally eclipse 50mph through the night. Areas of snow showers will fly mainly over the mountains into Friday morning. Friday will have scattered snow showers and strong west wind. Average wind speeds will be between 15-30mph. A light accumulation of snow is possible in the lower elevations with the mountains picking up a few inches. Snow showers over the higher terrain will be heavy at times. Mountain passes likely will have variable conditions between the snow showers. Highs will be in the 30s to around 40. Saturday, a Canadian front will move through the state with a period of snow. Up to 3" is possible in the lower elevations. The wind will not be as bad behind the front. Highs will be colder in the 10s up north, to the 20s and 30s farther south. Saturday night will be cold with many places falling into the 0s and 10s. Extreme northeast Montana could drop into the -10s. Sunday will be partly cloudy and windy again with highs in the 30s and 40s. Monday, the first day of March, will be windy and mild with highs in the 40s. A few snow showers are possible late Monday night into Tuesday morning. Most of the first week of March will be quiet and mild with highs in the 40s and even 50s by later in the week.
Have a great day.