Chance of snow returns Tuesday night

Posted at 5:19 AM, Dec 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-10 11:44:33-05

A cloudy day is in store for most of the Treasure State today.

Clouds are rolling in ahead of some snow that will enter Western Montana today.

Snow will track through the Rocky Mountain Front by Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday.

A slight chance of snow exists for Central Montana, but any snow that falls in lower elevations in Central Montana won’t produce significant accumulation.

Snow accumulation through the Northern Rocky Mountain front will be 2-6 inches from East Glacier to Babb with accumulations as high as 8 inches in Marias Pass.

Ahead of the snow, a breeze picks up across the very northern part of the Rocky Mountain front into North Central Montana today.

Gusts really pick up Tuesday into Wednesday, and areas in and along the Rocky Mountain front with gusts up to 80 MPH possible by Wednesday afternoon.

The rest of Central Montana is expecting gusts up to 30-40 MPH Tuesday through Wednesday.

Snow falling in higher elevations and along the Rocky Mountain Front, coupled with high winds, could produce blizzard-like conditions.

A Winter Storm and High Wind Watch are in effect from Tuesday into Wednesday in those areas.