Snow Showers Falling, Will Spread Eastward as Afternoon Goes on

A resident shovels snow in Whitefish in this file

Temperatures will be cold today with highs in the mid 20s and lows of about 15 tonight. Snow showers will quickly move in and steadily fall through the evening commute.

Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions.

The Winter Weather Advisory means periods of snow will make travel hard. Forecast models have the snow showers moving out by midnight EST Saturday.

"Snow accumulations of 6" - 12" or more is possible for Bozeman and area mountain passes could see 1' to 2' feet of snow.

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Flurries have already started in Western Connecticut and in the Berkshires, and these will continue to spread eastward into the afternoon hours.

Two things are noticeable: The wind has picked up Thursday afternoon, and the temperature has dropped down, falling to 5 degrees above zero.

The sub-freezing temperatures are expected to hang around all week. This is all upstream moisture will should produce steady snowfall all day Friday, Friday night and into most of Saturday.

Also: Look at the cold air in Canada. A winter storm has descended upon Montana, bringing heavy snowfall and extremely low wind chills.