Winter Weather Advisory currently in effect for Discovery Ski Area. * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 2 inches
below 5000 feet. 2 to 4 inches above 5000 feet with up to 10
inches in the higher terrain.
* WHERE...Butte, Georgetown Lake, Highway 12 Garrison to
Elliston, Homestake Pass, MacDonald Pass, Highway 200 Bonner
to Greenough, Highway 83 Seeley Lake to Condon, and I-90 East
Missoula to Bearmouth.
* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 9 AM MDT Friday.
* IMPACTS...Travel could be affected.
Snowpack levels are currently 17% below the seasonal average of 59". The highest snowpack observed on this date in the past 12 years was in 2010, when snowpack depth was recorded at 81.0".
Past 24 hours
Snowpack levels remain unchanged since yesterday, with the mountain sitting at a 66.0" snowpack and a 22.1" snow water equivalent. Perched in montana, Discovery Ski Area air temperatures were recorded at 30.0° at last check.
Forecast models predict more snow this week in montana, with up to 6" of new snowfall on the slopes in the next 5 days.
Ski Area Conditions
Recent snowpack levels, water content, and air temperature for the ski area
Today, Snow likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 39 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tomorrow, A chance of snow before noon, then snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. High near 39. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.