Severe Weather Alerts - Helena, MT

  • Winter Storm Watch

    Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday, 12:00 PM MST until Monday, 6:00 AM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING AND MAIN IMPACT: SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE OVER NORTH
CENTRAL AND CENTRAL MONTANA SATURDAY AFTERNOON. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
DIFFICULT DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 6 INCHES TO ONE FOOT POSSIBLE OVER THE MOUNTAINS
OF CENTRAL MONTANA.


* WINDS AND VISIBILITY: WINDS, GUSTY AT TIMES, WILL LIMIT
VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW TO LESS THAN ONE MILES AT TIMES.

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE: FAIRFIELD...CHOTEAU...WHITE
SULPHUR SPRINGS...STANFORD...LEWISTOWN...LEWISTOWN DIVIDE...
BROWNING...MARIAS PASS...SHELBY...CONRAD...CUT BANK...GREAT
FALLS...KINGS HILL PASS...FLESHER PASS...HELENA...LINCOLN...
MACDONALD PASS...ROGERS PASS.

* TO SEE A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF THIS HAZARD PLEASE VISIT
OUR WEB PAGE AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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