A winter storm is on track to begin impacting Montana on Saturday , lasting through the weekend.
Pacific moisture will sweep through Montana, creating periods of heavy snow in the mountains and very strong winds throughout Central Montana.
Forecast models differ a bit when handling this system after it makes its way over the mountains.
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch and Winter Storm Watch in anticipation of this system.
Accumulation around five to ten inches is likely in the mountains.
Central Montana can expect one to three inches.