Posted: Nov 9, 2012 7:54 AM by STORMTracker Weather Team
Updated: Nov 9, 2012 10:04 AM
A powerful winter storm continues to produce snow, gusty winds and near blizzard conditions across the state this morning.
Roads are very snowpacked and icy and travel is not recommended.
Many lower elevation locations have now recieved over a foot of new snow with mountain areas now closing in on 2 feet!
Latest forecast models this morning indicate that the snow will continue through the day but should become lighter with time. By early tomorrow morning, the storm should finally wrap up.
Current radar shows light to moderate snow continuing along the I-15 corridor from Great Falls up to Cut Bank.
Winds are also picking up with gusts now up to 30 and even 40 mph. Whiteout conditions are being reported in Great Falls and in many places across north central Montana.
Travel is becoming extremeley dangerous and is not recommended for at least the next several hours.
Stay with STORMTracker Weather for continued updates on this storm.
Click here to see viewer photos of the snow, including this one from Christa Morgan, taken in Choteau on Thursday evening: