(MISSOULA)- The sunny, cold weather is over. Get ready for more winter storms this week, bringing fresh snow to the slopes and the backcountry, but with some tricky driving conditions as you head out on this week's adventures.
Here’s your regional recreation forecasts:
Snow showers through Monday, with steady, heavy snow at the higher elevations. Potential for 2-4" of snow in the valleys with more above 6,000 feet.
Snow showers to finish the weekend with freezing fog at times. The first part of the week brings light snow in the valleys, with more in the mountains, mixed with freezing rain Tuesday and Wednesday.
LOWER CLARK FORK
Snow showers at times with poor driving conditions, especially over Lookout Pass. Warmer with highs in the 30s and lows in the 20s. Watch out for freezing rain.
UPPER CLARK FORK
Snow at times, possibly mixed with freezing rain Monday afternoon into Wednesday. Warmer with highs back into the 30s and lows in the 20s. Steady snow for the Pintlar and Flint ranges.
Partly sunny Sunday and then a slight chance of snow Monday through Wednesday. Highs back into the 30s and lows in the upper teens.
NORTH CENTRAL MT/FRONT
Breezy Sunday, with increasing clouds Monday and a chance of snow. Highs back into the low 40s. Some sun Tuesday, otherwise a slight chance of snow on the Front with potential for heavy snow along the Divide.
Partly sunny Sunday, then a slight chance of snow through Wednesday, with sun breaks on Tuesday. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the upper teens to low 20s.
SW MONTANA/MISSOURI FORKS
Partly sunny Sunday, then a slight chance of snow Monday. More sun on Tuesday, then more snow showers possible through mid-week. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid 20s.
Partly sunny Sunday with highs in the low 40s. Slight chance of rain, or snow Monday, partly cloudy Tuesday and then rain or snow later in the week. Lows in the 20s.