Winter weather  has arrived in Montana. The National Weather Service in Missoula is forecasting heavy snowfall in the mountains and surrounding passes near Western Montana for tonight.  Forecaster Chris Gibson says they expect temperatures to cool down tonight and tomorrow.

Gibson says they are expecting a slight break from the snow with the next storm arriving Wednesday night.

Gibson says mountain areas and passes will be heavily impacted by the storm. ( The entire update recoded Monday afternoon 11-14-11  is located below)