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Labor Day Snowfall?

2 Sep 2016, 9:45 pm

 

Many Americans spend the Labor Day Weekend camping with their friends and families as a celebration for the end of Summer.  This year, some camp spots in the Rocky Mountains are likely going to be dealing with some snowfall by Sunday Evening.

Temperatures on Labor Day morning are expected to drop into the 40’s and 30’s in some Montana towns and down near freezing in some mountainous areas across the Rocky Mountain Region.

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The Rocky Mountains in Montana, including the Glacier National Park are expected to see accumulations of snow by the end of the Labor Day Weekend.  The snow level is expected to drop down to 6000 feet by Sunday Evening.  Typically 1 to 2 inches between 6,000 and 7,000 feet and up to 5-6 inches above 7,000 ft.

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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for most of Western Wyoming from noon Sunday to Noon Monday.  Campers, hikers and hunters need to be prepared for below normal temperatures as well as heavy wet snow by Sunday Night.  Some of the recreational areas where snow is likely include Georgetown Lake, Skalkaho Pass and the Lost Trail Pass.

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For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Joel Barnes

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