Gallatin

Winter Weather Advisory:

Issued at: 4:03 am MST on November 22, 2014, expires at: 5:00 AM MST on November 23, 2014
  • ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 am MST Sunday... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow remains in effect until 5 am MST Sunday.
  • Timing and main impact: snow and blowing snow will continue across the mountains of southwest Montana through Sunday morning. Travel may be difficult at times through mountain passes.
  • Snow accumulations: total snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches are expected...with isolated higher amounts near ridge tops.
  • Winds and visibility: the combination of falling snow and gusty winds will create widespread blowing snow...with visibilities less than one half mile at times.
  • Locations affected include: Targhee Pass...West Yellowstone... Big Hole Pass...Chief Joseph Pass...Monida Pass and Raynolds Pass.
  • To see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and blowing snow. Use caution when traveling...especially in open areas. For specific Road and travel conditions in Montana...dial 5 1 1.

High Wind Warning:

Issued at: 3:56 am MST on November 22, 2014, expires at: 2:00 PM MST on November 22, 2014
  • ...High Wind Warning in effect until 2 PM MST this afternoon... The National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect until 2 PM MST this afternoon.
  • Timing: periods of strong and gusty winds will impact favored locations across Gallatin and Broadwater counties through this afternoon.
  • Winds: southwest winds 35 to 45 mph...with gusts up to 65 mph at times.
  • Impacts: strong winds will make travel difficult for high profile vehicles.
  • Locations affected include: Battle Ridge Pass...Bozeman Pass... Targhee Pass...Townsend...Three Forks and the silos.
  • To see a graphical representation of this hazard please visit our web Page and click on the detailed hazards tab. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.
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