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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the Pacific Northwest through late Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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4 Miles SE Essex MT

7 Day Forecast

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Missoula, MT Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

Low: 29 °F

Monday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 33 °F

Monday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 25 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: 30 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 27 °F

Wednesday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

High: 33 °F

Wednesday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

Low: 25 °F

Christmas
Day

Snow Likely

Snow
Likely

High: 25 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
  • Monday Snow showers likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 25. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
  • Tuesday A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind around 7 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday Night Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Wednesday Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
  • Wednesday Night Snow. Low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Christmas Day Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
  • Thursday Night A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
  • Friday A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
  • Friday Night A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Saturday A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
  • Saturday Night A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Sunday A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.