Reasonably warm temperatures will return today combined with several inches of snow possible in the higher elevations. In town, rain or slush is your best weather bet today.

Gusty winds may accompany the moisture in some parts of southwest Montana today, making for brief periods of dangerous travel over passes. Slick roads may be an issue at higher elevations.

According to the National Weather Service:

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM MST THIS EVENING...

LOCATIONS... BIG HOLE PASS... CHIEF JOSEPH PASS... MONIDA PASS... RAYNOLDS PASS... TARGHEE PASS... BIG SKY... WEST YELLOWSTONE AND WISDOM.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... 2 TO 5 INCHES... WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 8 INCHES NEAR RIDGE TOPS.

TIMING... SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE EVENING.

IMPACTS... EXPECT ROADWAYS TO BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY... WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES.

AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE IN OPEN AREAS.

WINDS... SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

photo Michelle Wolfe/KMMS