The Bozeman area will be extremely cold Tuesday night and Wednesday morning with some areas experiencing wind chills of -25 degrees. People and pets will be at risk for hypothermia.

According to the National Weather Service:

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON MST WEDNESDAY.

  • LOCATIONS - BIG HOLE PASS... CHIEF JOSEPH PASS... DILLON... MONIDA PASS... ENNIS... NORRIS HILL... RAYNOLDS PASS... TWIN BRIDGES... BATTLE RIDGE PASS... BOZEMAN... BOZEMAN PASS... TARGHEE PASS... WEST YELLOWSTONE.
  • TIMING - COLD TEMPERATURES AND LIGHT WINDS WILL CREATE WIND CHILL VALUES AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.
  • WINDS - NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
  • WIND CHILL VALUES... 15 BELOW TO 25 BELOW ZERO.
  • FROSTBITE CAN OCCUR IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES ON EXPOSED SKIN.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS - A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
  • IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS... MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.
Wind Chill Advisory