Butte/Blackfoot Region Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 10:43 AM MST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 2 PM this
afternoon to 8 am MST Monday...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches in the lower elevations, with 2
to 5 inches over Homestake and MacDonald passes and near
Georgetown Lake. A period of more intense snow bands may cause
poor visibility and quickly changing Road conditions later
this evening and overnight.

* Where... Butte, Georgetown Lake, Highway 12 Garrison to
Elliston, Homestake pass, and MacDonald Pass.

* When... from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 am MST Monday.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. In
addition, significant reductions in visibility are likely.
Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause blowing and
drifting snow, especially over MacDonald Pass and along I-90
between Garrison Junction and Anaconda.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for 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.