... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from this evening through
Sunday afternoon above 4500 feet...
* impacts/timing: accumulating snow may produce difficult travel
over mountain passes and throughout the back country tonight
through Sunday afternoon. Some high elevation valleys in
southwest Montana could also receive accumulating snow which
could impact travel. Hunters and those in the back country will
experience raw winter conditions.
* Snow accumulations: 4-8 inches above 4500 feet with greater
amounts expected in the higher terrain.
* Locations impacted include... Bannock Pass... Highway 28 Tendoy
to Lone Pine... Highway 93 Lost Trail Pass to Gibbonsville...
Lemhi Pass... Marias Pass... Butte... Georgetown Lake... Highway
12 Garrison to Elliston... MacDonald Pass
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 yesterday.
This ties the old record of 66 set in 2008.