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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Essex US-2 MP 179.9 (MTESX)

Lat: 48.28176°NLon: 113.60657°WElev: 3848ft.

NA

74°F

23°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed S 1 G 2 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 21 Aug 7:15 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

14 Miles SW Essex MT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Haze

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Haze

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Light and variable wind.

    Haze

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread haze before noon. Patchy smoke before noon. Sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

    Haze then
    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Areas of smoke after midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Smoke

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Widespread haze. Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday
Widespread haze before noon. Patchy smoke before noon. Sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Areas of smoke after midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Monday
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
14 Miles SW Essex MT
 48.12°N 113.78°W (Elev. 3588 ft)
2:06 pm MDT Aug 21, 2017
7pm MDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm MDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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