Winter storm warnings and advisories have been posted for a large part of Montana.

The National Weather Service on Sunday issued a winter storm warning through Monday for an area of the central and southern part of the state that includes Billings, Helena, Livingston, Great Falls and West Yellowstone.

Up to 16 inches of snow could fall with higher amounts in the mountain areas and bitter wind chills are expected.

A winter weather advisory was posted for areas that include Missoula, Butte, Havre and Miles City.

Meanwhile in the Billings area, due to an outage in the Heights the following schools do not have power at this time: Skyview High School, Castle Rock and Medicine Crow Middle Schools, Bitterroot , and Bearooth Elementary Schools. School district 2 suggests you check their website for updates.