A strong storm system was continuing to take shape across the northern Rockies Monday, and the National Weather Service forecasts that it could bring the area 5 to 8 inches of snow to this area by late Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service.
"Light snow is expected to develop after sunrise Tuesday morning. The snow will pick up in coverage and intensity during the mid- to late-morning hours Tuesday. The period of heaviest snow is expected late Tuesday afternoon through a portion of the overnight hours Tuesday night," the weather service said in its latest winter storm warning.
Warm weather could arrive Thursday, leading to melting and chances of flooding.
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