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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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Fort Benton MT

7 Day Forecast

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Great Falls, MT Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: -3 °F

Saturday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

High: 2 °FFalling Temperatures

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: -8 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 11 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 0 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 34 °F

Monday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 10 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 27 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Snow, mainly after 11pm. Low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -21. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Saturday Snow. Temperature falling to around -8 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -26. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
  • Saturday Night A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a steady temperature around -8. Wind chill values as low as -26. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -8. West wind around 6 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. South wind around 6 mph.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.