NOAA: Winter Storm Warning Issued For Red Lodge Mountain, MT | 12-24″ of Snow Today – Friday

PINK= Winter Storm Warning. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Red Lodge Mountain, MT.

It’s in effect from 12:00pm Today – 6:00pm Friday.

Heavy snowfall is forecasted to impact the area the area throughout that time.

Montana:

  • 12-24″ of Snow Today – Friday

“A wet spring weather system is on the way. Precipitation will develop over the mountains today as snow then expand eastward over the lower elevations as rain late this afternoon-tonight. Rain will change to wet snow later tonight and continue through Friday. The additional precipitation (rain and wet snow) will keep waterways running high. Some snowfall accumulation is expected, with the highest totals west of Billings. Stay tuned for forecast updates!”

– NOAA Billings, MT

This snow should make for a fun weekend at Red Lodge Mountain.

7 day snowfall totals are looking GOOD. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Snow levels are expected to start out around 6,000ft Today, before dropping down to 4,000ft by Friday.

The 6-10 day outlook calls for above average precipitation and below average temperatures in Montana.

Additional Storm Info:

Snowfall totals. Image: NOAA Billings, MT

Montana: 12-24″ of Snow Today – Friday

* Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches  expected. Greatest snow amounts will be found on northeast facing slopes. - NOAA Billings, MT
Spring storm. Image: NOAA Billings, MT

Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Billings MT 324 AM MDT Wed Mar 27 2019 Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains- Including the locations of Cooke City ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches expected. Greatest snow amounts will be found on northeast facing slopes. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains. * WHEN...From noon Wednesday to 6 PM MDT Friday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Backcountry conditions could become dangerous due to poor visibility and deep snow.
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA