Snow will cause travel issues for parts of Southwest Montana

Posted at 3:40 PM, Jan 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-05 17:40:47-05

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Southern Gallatin and Madison Counties through Monday morning for accumulating snow. Snow will bring hazardous driving to West Yellowstone, Targhee Pass, and Raynolds Pass.

The above on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Meteorologist Carson Vickroy will walk you through the forecast hour by hour for next 24 hours so you can have an idea of what the rest of your weekend will look like.

City by City Forecast:

BOZEMAN: LOW: 28°; HIGH SUNDAY: 41° Mostly Cloudy this evening and tonight. Clouds will stick around through Sunday with a slight chance of light snow in the evening. Chance of Precipitation: 20%.

BUTTE: LOW: 18°; HIGH SUNDAY: 37°. Chilly and cloudy tonight. Tomorrow will remain mild and dry with a few flurries late. Chance of Precipitation: 20%

DILLON: LOW: 14°; HIGH SUNDAY: 36°. A few clouds around Dillon tonight and tomorrow morning. Most of snow will stay to the South of the city tomorrow. However, a few snow flurries can’t be ruled out tomorrow morning.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: LOW: 19°; HIGH SUNDAY 26°. Increasing snow is expected tonight in West Yellowstone. On and off snow is expected for most of the day tomorrow. The snow will cause some difficult driving conditions for West Yellowstone and the surrounding areas. 4”-6” of snow is expected through Monday morning. Chance of Precipitation: 90%


Snow will cause issues in Southern Madison and Gallatin counties through at least Monday morning. We should stay mainly dry and a little colder for Monday afternoon and Tuesday. Another weak disturbance may bring the area the potential for snow Wednesday and Thursday. Stay tuned for more updates from the KBZK and KXLF STORMTracker weather team.