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Whiteout conditions close roads around Browning - KRTV News in Great Falls, Montana

Whiteout conditions close roads around Browning

Posted: Feb 13, 2018 12:19 PM Updated:

The weather conditions along the Northern Rocky Mountain Front have closed many roads around Browning on Tuesday.

According to the Montana Department of Transportation, as of 12:15 p.m., Highway 2 from Cut Bank to Browning and from Browning to Marias Pass was still closed. 

Highway 89 from Browning to Dupuyer was also closed along with Highway 89 north of Browning to St. Mary.

Viewer reports indicate that many visitors are stranded at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites.

There are reportedly several semi-trucks stuck along the roundabout in Browning as well as some trucks stranded. 

Blowing and drifting snow is still a concern especially along the Rocky Mountain Front with reduced visibilities and extremely hazardous driving conditions.

Blizzard Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have been put into effect for Tuesday.

Blowing and drifting snow is expected to end Tuesday evening as temperatures continue to rise through Wednesday morning.


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