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Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Saturday night

Posted at 5:14 PM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 19:14:08-04

The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Rocky Mountain Front, as well as areas above 5,000 feet in Lewis and Clark, Cascade, and Judith Basin County, in effect from 6 PM Saturday to 3 PM Sunday.

Along the Rocky Mountain Front 3-6 inches of accumulating mountain snow is expected, with locally higher amounts possible.

Elsewhere  1-3 inches is expected above 5,000 feet, and locally higher amounts above pass level.

From the NWS:

* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches  over mountain passes are expected, with localized amounts up to  6 inches above pass level.

* WHERE…Cascade, Central and Southern Lewis and Clark and Judith  Basin, including Kings Hill, Rogers, and MacDonald Passes.

* WHEN…From 6 PM Saturday to 3 PM MDT Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect  reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered road sand limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches,  with localized amounts over 12 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Northern Rocky Mountain Front and Southern Rocky  Mountain Front.

* WHEN…From 6 AM Saturday to 3 PM MDT Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions over  mountain passes. Expect reduced visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow willcause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.