Southwest Montana could get messy for another 24 hours as several inches of snow is expected in southwest Montana by Friday afternoon.

According to the National Weather Service:

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST FRIDAY.

  • WHAT: SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON FRIDAY.
  • TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS, 3 TO 6 INCHES AT PASS LEVEL, AND 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS, ARE EXPECTED.
  • BANDS OF SNOW MAY CAUSE LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.
  • WHERE: BEAVERHEAD, MADISON AND GALLATIN. GREATEST IMPACTS EXPECTED AT AND ABOVE PASS LEVEL.
  • WHEN: FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST FRIDAY.
  • WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES.
  • SNOW WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES.
Winter Weather Advisory - KMMS