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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 West Coast through 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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5 Miles E Columbia Falls MT

7 Day Forecast

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Missoula, MT Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain/Snow

Low: 33 °F

Sunday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

High: 42 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain/Snow

Low: 31 °F

Monday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 36 °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: 31 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain/Snow

Low: 24 °F

Wednesday

Rain/Snow Likely

Rain/Snow
Likely

High: 33 °F

Wednesday
Night

Snow Likely

Snow
Likely

Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Rain and snow. Low around 33. South southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Sunday Rain. High near 42. South southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of rain before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
  • Tuesday A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Wednesday Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
  • Wednesday Night Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Christmas Day A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Friday A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 25.
  • Friday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
  • Saturday A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.