The STORMTracker Weather Team is predicting a major winter storm will dump heavy snow across Montana in the next few days.
More than a foot of snow is expected to fall, which could make driving very difficult.
The National Weather Service has issued a plethora of winter weather alerts for the Treasure State, including Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories.The warning means a hazardous winter storm is likely.
Significant snow is expected at all elevations, starting Thursday and ending late Saturday.
STORMTracker meteorologist Mike Rawlins says the heaviest snow will fall on Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, with snowfall rates nearing 1-2" per hour.
A wide swath of 12-18" of snow is expected from the Rocky Mountain Front extending southeast toward the Billings area.
Meanwhile, the mountains of Montana will likely receive 1-3 feet of snow, creating dangerous travel conditions in the passes.
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Your furnace will be working overtime in the days ahead because the frigid air isn't going anywhere anytime soon.
Temperatures are expected to hover around 0° through Saturday, with wind chills nearing -30° at times.
Anyone venturing outdoors should dress appropriately in order to avoid frostbite and hypothermia, which can occur within 30 minutes of exposure.