Southern Clearwater Mountains
Winter Storm Watch:
Issued at: 2:36 PM MDT on October 31, 2014, expires at: 4:00 PM PST on November 02, 2014
- ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon above 4500 feet... A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon.
- Impacts/timing: accumulating snow will result in difficult travel over mountain passes. High elevation valleys in southwest Montana may also receive accumulating snow impacting travel. Hunters and those in the backcountry will experience raw winter conditions. Timing for the most significant snowfall accumulations is late Saturday through Sunday afternoon.
- Snow accumulations: 4-8 inches above 4500 feet...locally more in the higher terrain.
- Locations impacted include...Dixie...Bannock Pass...Highway 28 Tendoy to Lone Pine...Highway 93 Lost Trail Pass to Gibbonsville...Lemhi Pass...Marias Pass...Highway 93 Sula to Lost Trail Pass...Lolo Pass...Butte...Georgetown Lake... Highway 12 Garrison to Elliston...MacDonald Pass Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.