Winter storm to move in Tuesday night

Rain to change to snow this evening
Posted at 9:01 AM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 11:01:46-04

Today's Forecast:
We can refer to it as the calm before the storm as our daytime highs on Tuesday will top out in the 60s before a powerful cold front swings into the area this afternoon and brings much colder temperatures to the region by the evening. Winds will stay out of the south between 10-20 mph through most of the afternoon. Our cold front will bring scattered rain showers for the afternoon and early evening before changing quickly over to snow around sunset. Bands of heavy snow are expected through the overnight and early part of your Wednesday. Snow totals in the valleys could be between 3”-5” by early morning with bands of light to moderate snow for Wednesday afternoon. Expect slick conditions on the way to work tomorrow morning with a slow commute on Homestake and Bozeman passes on Wednesday morning

BOZEMAN: High: 65; Low: 23. Warm and windy during the day with scattered showers by the evening. Those showers will start as rain before changing over to snow overnight.

BUTTE: High: 60; Low: 19. Clouds move in for the mid-morning with scattered rain showers for the afternoon. Rain will switch to snow near sunset and bands of snow will move through the area through Wednesday.

DILLON: High: 61; Low: 21. Expect a warm start with a chilly evening. Expect rain showers for the afternoon and snow tonight and early Wednesday.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: High: 52; Low: 20. Cool for the afternoon but much colder tonight as our front drives through the area overnight. Expect lighter snow for the overnight with pockets of heavy snow by early Wednesday.