Winter weather will cause slowdowns through Tuesday

Posted at 12:13 PM, Feb 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-24 14:13:04-05

A WINTER WEATHER ADIVSORY is out for Silver Bow County. This does include the city of Butte, Homestake Pass, Georgetown Lake, Highway 12 (Garrison to Elliston), and Macdonald Pass. Blowing snow and several inches of accumulating snowfall will create travel problems for at least the next 24 hours. This advisory might be extended later today.

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 start of your week will look like.

City by City Forecast:

BOZEMAN: LOW: -2°; HIGH MONDAY: 10°. Snow will continue through tomorrow. Very cold temperatures will also be in place with lows creeping below 0 tonight. Hazardous driving is likely, especially along Bozeman Pass. 4”-8” of additional snowfall is expected through Tuesday. Chance of Precipitation: 90%

BUTTE: LOW: -1°; HIGH MONDAY: 15°. Moderate snow will become more numerous this afternoon. Cold temps are expected tonight and tomorrow with dangerous driving conditions. 8”-12” of snow is expected through Tuesday. Chance of Precipitation: 90%

DILLON: LOW: 2°; HIGH MONDAY: 25°. Light to moderate snow is expected to become more widespread late this afternoon. Snow is expected to continue through at least Tuesday. 3”-6” inches of snow of additional snow is expected. Chance of Precipitation: 90%

WEST YELLOWSTONE: LOW: 17; HIGH MONDAY: 28°. Temps are struggling to fall since the front has stalled out just to the south of the Montana-Idaho state line. Snowfall will become heavier tonight with nearly impossible driving conditions expected at times through Tuesday. 12”-18” of additional snowfall is expecte. Chance of Precipitation: 40%.


The weather pattern will remain very active through Tuesday. Smaller waves of snow and more arctic air are also expected to impact the area by next weekend. Stay tuned for more updates from the KBZK and KXLF STORMTracker weather team.