A winter weather advisory is in effect for the mountains and foothills around Western Montana from 9 o'clock tonight through noon on Tuesday.

Forecaster Leanne Allegretto says snow levels will drop to 3,000 feet, with up to a foot or more of new snow, and the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys will see perhaps a few inches tonight and some minor accumulation on Tuesday.

Allegretto says high temperatures will be in the low 30's Tuesday and Wednesday with lows near 20.

Forecaster Leanne Allegretto