Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Missoula MT
235 PM MDT MON OCT 12 2015

.DISCUSSION...A ridge is building over the region keeping the
weather warm and very mild for mid-October this week. The only
area with significant impacts will be over the Continental Divide
in Glacier National Park. The mountains in that region will lift
moist air in westerly flow causing some light showers over the

With a ridge of high pressure continuing to build, Friday
and Saturday is expected to be warm, with above average
temperatures and sunny skies. By Sunday morning, the pattern
looks to change as a trough of low pressure moves in from the
west. Sunday`s forecast calls for cloudy, wet, and cooler weather, with
chances for showers throughout the day. Cool weather continues early
next week with at to below-normal temperatures.


.AVIATION...Mostly clear skies and low dew points under a
building ridge will keep aviation impacts to a minimum at area
terminals this evening. Moisture flowing over the ridge will cause
some low clouds and mountain obscurations in northwest Montana.



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