Scattered snow showers will develop this afternoon in southwest Montana. These snow showers are expected to be scattered and light overall, though there will likely be a few intense bursts of snow during the late afternoon and evening. Valleys could see between 1”-2” by midnight with an additional 1” of accumulation after midnight for Gallatin and Madison counties. Your evening commute could be slick as well as your drive to work or school on Wednesday.
BOZEMAN: High: 38; Low: 23. Pockets of light to moderate snow will develop for the afternoon and evening. Early afternoon showers could bring a rain/snow mix to the area that will quickly chance over to snow during the evening and overnight hours. Most models indicate between 1”-2” by midnight with an additional 1” possible by early Wednesday morning.
BUTTE: High: 37; Low: 16. Spotty snow showers linger for the afternoon and evening. Most of the latest data shows about 1” possible by midnight.
DILLON: High: 39; Low: 20. Periods of light snow is expected for the afternoon and evening. Models are showing less than an inch of total accumulation
WEST YELLOWSTONE: High: 31; Low: 13. Hit and miss snow showers will stick around for the afternoon. Expect 1”-2” inches of snow by midnight with light snow expected on Wednesday.
COLDER WEATHER EARLY NEXT WEEK:
Current model trends are showing warmer weather and plenty of wind for southwest Montana for your Saturday. Arctic air is expected to move in on Sunday which is likely to bring snow back to the region for the end of the weekend with highs in the 30s on Sunday. The bulk of the cold air will move in for your Monday leaving daytime highs in the 20s with snow for your Monday.