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MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
250 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

A LINE OF MIXED PRECIPITATION ASSOCIATED WITH A DISTURBANCE ALOFT
MOVED ACROSS EASTERN MONTANA THIS AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
MIXED WITH SOME LIGHT SNOW WAS COMMON ACROSS NORTHEAST
MONTANA...WHERE ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE QUARTER INCH MADE FOR
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. PRECIPITATION WAS MOSTLY IN THE FORM OF RAIN
SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTHEAST MONTANA. IN THE WAKE OF THE TROUGH...A FEW
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS MOVED ACROSS CENTRAL MONTANA...AND SCATTERED
VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WERE COMMON IN THE WEST.
NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING BETWEEN 30 AND 50 MPH ALSO OCCURRED ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA.

AT 2 PM MST...TEMPERATURES HAD MOSTLY WARMED INTO THE 30S AND
40S...BUT SOME LOCATIONS IN THE NORTHEAST WERE STILL IN THE 20S. THE
COOLEST LOCATION WAS PLENTYWOOD AT 21 DEGREES...WHILE THE WARM SPOT
WAS GREAT FALLS AT 49.

OVERNIGHT...CLOUDS AND SHOWERS WILL MOVE OUT OF EASTERN
MONTANA...BUT CLOUDS AND MOUNTAIN PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE OVER
THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE STATE. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES ALONG
AND WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. LOWS WILL MOSTLY BE IN THE 20S
TO LOWER 30S.

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WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS


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