Dangerous Winter Storm Friday Into Saturday

A resident shovels snow in Whitefish in this file

Localized gusty winds will produce blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibility along with bitterly cold wind chills down to or lower than -15°. Snow will begin to pass through after the sunrise, and it is expected to last throughout the afternoon and early evening.

Prolonged snowfall through Saturday night means as much as a foot of snow is possible for much of central and south central Montana.

"Widespread snowfall totals of 1-3" in central in, 2-4" totals along and northeast of I-74. With temperatures dropping into the upper 20s along the beaches tonight, this will result in rain freezing on contact. The big story for today is the snow showers.We have a Winter Weather Advisory for most of central IN until 4am Saturday morning. Southern third of the state picking up at most an inch. Highs only hitting the mid teens Saturday afternoon with temperatures on a downward spiral throughout the day.




The sub-freezing temperatures are expected to hang around all week. Skies will remain mostly cloudy the rest of the overnight hours.

Also: Look at the cold air in Canada.

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