Winter Weather Advisories are out for southern Gallatin County and Yellowstone National Park starting this evening. Most of southwest Montana will see cloudy skies with a few snow showers in the mountains of southwest Montana by the afternoon. Light snow is expected for the region overnight tonight and for Wednesday morning bringing 1” or less for valleys. Mountains in the region could pick up 1”-2” with 3”-6” inches in Big Sky and the Madison Range.
BOZEMAN: High – 40; Low – 27. Mainly cloudy for most of the afternoon with a few rays of sun breaking through. Light flurries are possible during the evening with snow showers possible overnight. Amounts less than 1” for most of the area.
BUTTE: High – 40; Low – 25. Cool clouds are expected with a few isolated snowflakes possible late in the afternoon and evening. Accumulations through Wednesday morning are expected to be less than 1”.
DILLON: High – 39; Low – 23. Cloudy conditions for most of the day. Isolated snow showers are possible this evening with minimal accumulation expected.
WEST YELLOWSTONE: High – 30; Low – 16. Periods of snow expected through the afternoon. Accumulations will generally stay between 2”-4” with locally higher amounts possible.
Mid-Range Forecast For The Next 6-10 Days:
Models are showing that we could see much colder conditions in the region during the first full week of December. Highs in the area are expected to stay well below average with above average potential for snow during the same timeframe. The snow potential drops dramatically to average west of Butte and falls to below average the farther west you go.