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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Helena Regional Airport (KHLN)

Lat: 46.60445°NLon: 111.9892°WElev: 3874ft.

Haze

84°F

29°C

Humidity 16%
Wind Speed NW 15 MPH
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 19 Aug 5:05 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Helena MT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of smoke before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Areas Smoke
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 56.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of smoke before midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Helena MT
 46.61°N 111.99°W (Elev. 3878 ft)
10:41 am MDT Aug 19, 2017
5pm MDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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