I seriously cannot believe that this is happening this year here in Billings.

Last week, I wrote about what NWS Billings and local meteorologist Ed McIntosh had to say about the possibility of snow on Christmas this year... and at that time, it was essentially a 50% chance.

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Which, is a pretty good chance of snow! However, there is a 50% chance of no snow... it also was a great chance for NO snow this Montana Christmas.

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Now, just 12 days away from Santa arriving on the rooftops... we've taken a look at the forecast from The Weather Channel (which has been accurate the last two weeks), and it is official.

We'll reveal the truth, but first, our tips for getting through the snow and ice when it DOES arrive!

Montana Winters Will Test Your Driving Skills! Easy Tips To Help Get Through The Ice & Snow!

As winter arrives, it never hurts to have a small refresher on driving in ice, snow and even wet conditions. Check our gallery for an easy reminder on some of the basics before it's a full blown snow storm!

Gallery Credit: JD Knite

So... Snow or No Snow!?!

According to The Weather Channel extended forecast, Billings will NOT be getting ANY snow on Christmas Day OR Christmas Eve!

As you can see below, Billings is expected to ride in the mid-40s, with a low chance of precipitation the entire time. Though, it might be a smidge windy on Christmas, so be sure to hold onto your hat!

Credit: The Weather Channel
Credit: The Weather Channel
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Crazy... I'm Crazy For Feelin'... So Lonely... For Snow

Don't get me wrong... I am NOT the one who loves snow, even though I have lived here in Montana for my entire 31 years of life. But, snow just goes with Christmas as well as your Grandma's fruit cake and the trash can. If it isn't here, it just isn't Christmas.

What are your thoughts?

Are you excited about no snow this Christmas? Are you planning to travel somewhere with snow? Let us know on App Chat or on Facebook!

5 Winter Terms You Should Know When Living In Montana

Winter has arrived here in Montana as well as the surrounding states. You will constantly be hearing about road conditions, road closures, accidents, and total snow fall for the next few months.

There will also be terms that you hear throughout our winter season that you are not as familiar with, or think you might know what they mean but could use a little refresh. We put together 5 winter terms that anyone living in a snowy state, should all be aware of.

Gallery Credit: Megan Shaul

Montana Sleigh Rides. You Can Find Them Here.

Spend some quality, memorable time with the family this Christmas and enjoy a Montana sleigh ride this holiday season.  

Gallery Credit: Bejay Lindseth

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