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Thunderstorms possible across parts of Midwest, Southeast, Interior West on Friday

Thunderstorms are possible Friday across parts of the Midwest, Southeast and Interior West. Thunderstorms that develop in these areas should remain below severe limits, with the possible exception of northeastern North Dakota into northern Minnesota, where there is a Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms on Friday.
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Current conditions at

Helena Regional Airport (KHLN)

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

Smoke

67°F

19°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed NE 3 MPH
Barometer 30.10 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 28 Aug 12:53 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles ENE East Helena MT

Fire Weather Watch August 29, 12:00 PM until Saturday 09:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind.

    Areas Smoke

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light east southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light.

    Areas Smoke

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Smoke

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Patchy Smoke

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Patchy Smoke

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Calm wind.
Friday
Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light east southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles ENE East Helena MT
 46.65°N 111.72°W (Elev. 3799 ft)
8:56 pm MDT Aug 27, 2015
1am MDT Aug 28, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 3, 2015
 
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