Posted: Oct 24, 2012 5:36 PM by Russ Thomas - StormTracker Weather Center
Updated: Oct 25, 2012 5:52 AM
MISSOULA- After seeing sunshine early in the day, cloud cover has moved back into Western Montana. Our sky will remain cloudy throughout the evening and overnight hours. A wave of energy will move into the area overnight bringing with it light snow to the mountains and valleys.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Missoula and Bitterroot Valleys, as well as Lookout, Lolo, and Lost Trail Passes. Higher elevations is expected to receive 4 to 6 inches of snow. Valley locations will see very light accumulations. Roads are expected to be slick during the Thursday morning rush hour commute.
Snow will move off to the east later in the day on Thursday leaving a mostly cloudy sky. Morning lows will drop into the middle to upper 20s. Thursday highs will range from the middle to upper 30s.
Friday will bring a partly cloudy sky with a high in the lower to middle 40s.
Another Pacific weather system will bring showers for the weekend.
Have a great evening!