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Wintry travel impacting mountain passes Monday night into Tuesday morning

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Mar 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-08 16:57:50-05

BOZEMAN – A trough of Low-pressure is digging into the Pacific NW Monday afternoon producing a moist unstable SW flow aloft over western Montana. A line of snow has been impacting travel Monday morning into Monday afternoon along the Continental Divide.

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Mountain passes in SW Montana could see more snow overnight into Tuesday morning so plan on wintry travel conditions.

The National Weather Service has a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY up for most of SW Montana tonight through 11 am Tuesday.

Snow accumulations around 2”-5” are possible especially at pass level.

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Cooler air will also dig into Montana for the rest of the week and forecast temperatures will stay slightly cooler than normal through next weekend.