Snow expected in Kootenai/Cabinet region

The National Weather Service, Missoula, has issued a winter weather advisory for snow in the Kootenai/Cabinet region of northwest Montana, in effect from 5 p.m. today through 11 a.m. Sunday. One to three inches of new snow is expected, with up to five inches possible locally along Bull Lake Road.

Areas impacted include Highway 37 from Eureka to Libby, Highway 56, Highway 93 from Eureka to Whitefish and Highway 2 from Libby to Kalispell.

Roads could be slippery, motorists are advised to check their routes using 511 and to slow down and allow extra time to reach their destinations.