BOZEMAN – Severe winter weather continues to impact Montana Sunday afternoon. Numerous reports of lower elevation snowfall of 6” to 15”+ in SW Montana both east and west of the divide. We are gathering reports and will have a look at local totals as snow is still falling in many areas.
This graphic below is totals as of 1 pm Sunday. Please send us your snow reports and photos to our email address: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to leave your name and location and we will share your reports on air and online.
The National Weather Service continues a WINTER STORM WARNING through 5 pm Sunday for Gallatin, Jefferson, Broadwater, Meagher, and Lewis and Clark counties.
Snow and gusty winds will produce areas of blowing snow and lower visibility through sunset tonight.
The National Weather Service has issued a new WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for all of SW Montana Sunday evening through Monday evening.
An additional 1”-4” of valley snow is possible with up to 6” for mountains and passes.
Locally gusty winds will produce areas of blowing snow and lower visibility along with wind chill values as low as -25° below zero.
The National Weather Service continues an AVALANCHE WARNING through Monday and possibly into most of next week.
Avalanche danger is rated HIGH on all slopes. Natural and human triggered avalanches are very likely, and this is not a good time to be in the backcountry.
The National Weather Service has WIND CHILL ADVISORY and WIND CHILL WARNINGS up for most of northern, central, and eastern Montana counties through at least Tuesday.
As the snow slowly comes to an end by Tuesday and skies start to clear plan on extremely cold temperatures by Wednesday and Thursday morning. SW Montana both east and west of the divide could vary between -10° to -30° below zero. Wind chills will also be extremely cold later this week.
Updates on the forecast temperatures next week is coming up tonight at 10 pm on KXLF and KBZK.