The mountains could see nearly a foot of fresh snow by Friday evening as another storm moves into southwest Montana.

According to the National Weather Service:

Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.

  • WHAT: heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches at lower elevations and 6 to 10 inches in the mountains.
  • WHERE: central and southern Lewis And Clark, Jefferson, Broadwater, Meagher and Gallatin counties.
  • WHEN: from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.
  • Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute on Thursday.
  • Significant reductions in visibility are possible.
Winter Storm Watch - KMMS