Snow storm in September: in Montana declared a state of emergency (photos)

In the Northern part of the Rocky mountains have passed the September snowfell up to two feet of snow that resulted in power outages and road closures in several localities in Montana.

The state’s Governor Steve Bullock announced on Sunday a state of emergencythat allows the state to mobilize resources in areas affected by the storm.

Highway patrol Montana state warns drivers to be particularly careful, as there are already incidents when a car overturned on the slippery roads.

Montana governor declares emergency as early snowstorm dumps up to 40 inches of #snow in the northern Rockies:

— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) September 29, 2019

Warnings for snow remain in effect for areas of Western part of Montana, Northern Idaho and northeast Washington. Snow also passed or are expected in Wyoming, Utah, Oregon, Nevada and Northern California.

According to meteorologists, the warm of the roadway will probably melt most of the snow on Monday, but subsequent cooling can cause ice and many drivers have not changed summer to winter tires.

Here you go……Snow photos and it’s not over. This is not in Missoula Montana but north East of us.

— MCSO Detective Mike Sunderland “Jr” (@MCSO_406) September 29, 2019

«That’s okay, this is Montana. Here all the seasons are short, except winter,» said AccuWeather Rebecca Connors, an official from the city of Helena.

Harsh September weather caused by cold weather front from Canada. Meteorologists are saying the storm will be followed by lowering the temperature to a record cold levels.

Major winter storm continuing this morning in Cut Bank, MT. Already 12-18” of #snow had fallen here. #mtwx #montana @MyRadarWX

— Aaron Jayjack (@aaronjayjack) September 29, 2019

The city, which for decades have not seen a September snow, canceled sporting events.

According to meteorologists, a separate snow storms in the mountains are not unusual for September, but the amount of snow and a vast area of the storm made him a potentially historic event.