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Severe weather possible for parts of northern, central Plains and Upper Midwest

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the northern and central Plains and Upper Midwest. The areas at risk include parts of western ND, eastern SD, northeastern NE, southwestern MN and northwestern IA. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, but a tornado or two could occur, as well.
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6 Miles WNW Big Sky MT

7 Day Forecast

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Great Falls, MT Local Forecast Office

Today

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 54 °F

Tonight

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

Low: 41 °F

Thursday

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

High: 51 °F

Thursday
Night

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

Low: 40 °F

Friday

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain
Likely

High: 48 °F

Friday
Night

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

Low: 35 °F

Saturday

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain
Likely

High: 45 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Rain/Snow

Chance
Rain/Snow

Low: 34 °F

Sunday

Chance Rain/Snow

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Tonight Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday A chance of rain, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of rain. Low around 40. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Friday A chance of rain, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Friday Night Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then rain likely. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Saturday Rain likely before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Saturday Night A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
  • Sunday A chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
  • Monday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.