Morning Snow Will Create Slippery Road Conditions For Some

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Posted at 8:02 AM, Jan 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-18 11:43:28-05

A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for Cascade and Meagher.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for Judith Basin and Fergus County.
A HIGH WIND WARNING has been issued for the Rocky Mountain Front.
A HIGH WIND WATCH will go into effect tomorrow afternoon for Toole, Cascade, and Judith Basin County.

Areas of light snow will continue to fall through the morning; roads and sidewalks west and near the Divide will remain slick. Mountain Passes such as; Marias, MacDonald, Bozeman, and Kings Hill Pass roads will be covered in snow. The lower elevations in central, southwest, southcentral, and southeast Montana could see between 1-3" the mountains in central and southwest Montana will get the highest accumulations. Overcast skies and falling snow will keep today's highs in the 30s.

Tomorrow will be a much better day, aside from morning patchy fog in western and central Montana. Pesky winds will begin to increase. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for Toole County and a High Wind Watch for Cascade, and Judith Basin, County. Southwest winds will help feed tomorrow's daytime highs into the 30s and 40s. A ridge of high pressure will briefly provide a little more sunshine tomorrow before getting flattened by another system on Wednesday.

Wednesday daytime highs will trend above-average before a colder air mass moves in.

Snow will begin to fall Thursday night into Friday.

Overcast skies and snowpack on the ground will allow Friday's daytime highs to fall into the teens and 20s.

Have a great day.


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