Snow and ice reported on many roads and passes

The Montana Department of Transportation is reporting snow and ice on many roads and passes. Central and southern Lewis and Clark County are part of a winter storm warning in effect through Thursday morning, includingin in Helena. Snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected at lower elevations, and accumulations of 7 to 14 inches are expected in the mountains, the National Weather Service reported. Drivers are being warned, travel could be very difficult due to blowing snow and reduced visibility.