Western Montana is preparing for what the National Weather Service is calling a "Historic Winter Storm" that's expected to hit this weekend. A Winter Storm Watch will be in effect from 6pm Friday, September 27 through 6pm on Sunday, September 29 for most of the state's western half.
The Farmer's Almanac is predicting a "Parade of Snowstorms" for our region this Winter. With Monday (9/23) being the first day of Fall, that "parade" may end up rolling down streets of the Magic City a little sooner that anyone wanted.
What's shaping up to be a historic spring storm could bring feet of snow to areas of Montana over the next 48 hours. Winter Storm Wesley is expected to have blizzard-like conditions in the plains on Wednesday with 1-2 feet of snow and wind gusts up to 60 mph possible.
When Mother Nature gives you roughy 48 inches of snow .. make a snowman, or in this case a snow creature. I think we can all agree that we are about done with all of this snow and are looking forward to spring and warmer temperature. It could be worse, we could have the current weather that Denver and Wyoming is having...
With space heaters and snow blowers working overtime, it's been weeks since we've gotten above 32 degrees. While we will likely see significant snow this weekend, Billings is expected to have high temperatures above the freezing mark almost every day until late March.
Snow showers will continue into Tuesday night and Wednesday with another 6 to 8 inches of accumulations likely. Another winter weather system is expected to impact our area Thursday with 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation and bitter cold.