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Dangerous heat continues across parts of the Pacific Northwest

Unusually hot weather will persist on Friday and into the weekend across parts of the Pacific Northwest, with high temperatures on Friday in the 90s to around 100 degrees for many locations. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside, and know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Current conditions at

Perkins Ranch (PRKMT)

Lat: 47.9814°NLon: 112.30165°WElev: 3985ft.

NA

91°F

33°C

Humidity 12%
Wind Speed ESE 5 G 9 MPH
Barometer 29.42 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 31 Jul 4:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Choteau MT

Fire Weather Watch August 1, 12:00 PM until Saturday 09:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 57. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 57. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 94. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Choteau MT
 47.84°N 112.22°W (Elev. 3911 ft)
3:17 pm MDT Jul 31, 2015
5pm MDT Jul 31, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 7, 2015
 
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