... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday evening through
Sunday afternoon above 4500 feet...
The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from Saturday evening through
* Impacts/timing: accumulating snow will result in difficult
travel over mountain passes. 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... Lookout Pass... Evaro hill
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.
... Record high temperature set at Butte Mt...
a record high temperature of 66 degrees was set at Butte Mt today.
This ties the old record of 66 set in 2008.