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Arctic air to drop temperatures across the northern Plain and northern Rockies; will bring snow to the Intermountain West

An arctic front is forecast to plunge through the northern Plains and northern Rockies on Saturday bringing a drastic drop in temperatures across these areas with a burst of snow over much of the Intermountain Region. Arctic air will also filter into the Pacific Northwest bringing with it snow showers and subfreezing low temperatures.
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3 Miles NW Orofino ID

7 Day Forecast

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Missoula, MT Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain

Low: 39 °F

Saturday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 41 °FFalling Temperatures

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 24 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 32 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 21 °F

Monday

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain

High: 36 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: 27 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Showers

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 38 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Showers

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Rain. Low around 39. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
  • Saturday Snow with areas of blowing snow before 4pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm. Temperature rising to near 41 by noon, then falling to around 35 during the remainder of the day. West wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
  • Saturday Night A 20 percent chance of snow before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Light east southeast wind.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
  • Monday A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Monday Night A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
  • Tuesday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
  • Thursday A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
  • Thursday Night A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
  • Friday A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 42.