...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 11 PM this evening to 11 PM MST Saturday...
The National Weather Service in Glasgow has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow...blowing snow...and bitter cold wind chills...which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 11 PM MST Saturday.
* Timing...late this evening through late Saturday evening.
* Main impact...light snow will begin from north to south this evening. Sleet or freezing rain may mix in initially but will quickly flip to all snow. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are expected. Northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph may create blowing and drifting snow. Snow covered roads will adversely impact travel.
* Other impacts...gusty northwest winds will combine with Arctic temperatures to produce wind chills between 15 and 25 below. Frostbite can occur within 30 minutes to those not adequately dressed for these hazardous conditions. Expect impacts to unprotected pets and livestock as well. Recreation on Fort Peck Lake will be impacted the gusty winds and possible and freezing spray.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibility. Use caution while driving.