Winter Weather Advisory issued for Northern Panhandle

A winter storm has descended upon Montana, bringing heavy snowfall and extremely low wind chills. Snow will begin to pass through after the sunrise, and it is expected to last throughout the afternoon and early evening.

Watch for areas of blowing & drifting snow from Belgrade to Three Forks and near Norris.

The National Weather Service is calling for about two inches of snow accumulation across the tri-state.

We have a decent amount of snow on the way today! Roads will be slick and snow covered.

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Buckle down for a snowy time in the eastern portion of Idaho County starting tomorrow evening, December 29, according to a winter storm warning issued today by the National Weather Service office in Missoula.

Recent model runs are showing the potential for slightly higher snowfall totals than previous forecast models. Snow showers this evening and tonight look to be lighter, but still capable of depositing a few inches in localized spots near the shoreline.

The weather impact will be for the northern and southern Clearwater mountains, and the Bitteroot/Sapphire mountains. We could see more snow towards the middle of next week. See you next year. This is all upstream moisture will should produce steady snowfall all day Friday, Friday night and into most of Saturday.


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