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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
231 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

MTZ012-301100-
GREAT FALLS-CASCADE MT
47.47N 111.38W ELEV. 3663 FT
231 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      61          78          49          74          52
TEMP          91 89 76 69 66 62 62 73 78 72 55 52 50 49 54 64 71 73 60 56 54 52
DEWPT         43 46 49 47 49 50 52 49 42 41 39 40 39 39 42 40 37 37 40 41 40 40
RH            19 23 39 45 54 65 70 43 28 33 55 63 66 68 64 41 29 27 47 57 59 63
WIND DIR      SW SW SW  W  W SE  E SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD      18 20 16 13  5  4  9 16 21 21 23 16 16 19 19 17 17 11 11  4  4  8
WIND GUST     28
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          30          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S        C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S        C  C  S  S
OBVIS          K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K


DATE           09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          82      51    74      45    67      44    66      42    69
TEMP          73 81 59   52 69 72 51   45 61 66 50   44 57 66 46   43 59 69
DEWPT         41 39 40   41 43 35 40   36 35 36 43   37 43 34 38   37 33 34
PWIND DIR        SW       W    SW      NW     N       W     W      NE     N
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      GN    LT      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR          5       5    10      20    30      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                              S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S
TSTMS                                         S  S          S  S          S

$$
MTZ010-301100-
CUT BANK-GLACIER MT
48.60N 112.39W ELEV. 3838 FT
231 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      54          72          46          69          49
TEMP          84 85 72 62 59 54 59 68 71 61 49 48 47 46 52 62 68 67 55 55 53 49
DEWPT         42 38 41 43 45 47 44 40 39 41 37 38 38 37 38 36 38 35 41 41 43 41
RH            23 19 33 50 60 77 57 36 31 48 63 68 71 71 59 38 33 30 59 59 69 74
WIND DIR      SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD      19 27 20 18 13 14 17 21 37 37 26 19 18 21 21 23 23 17 17  8  8 11
WIND GUST     31 40                   57 57 36
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.01           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S        S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S        S  S
OBVIS          K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K
HIGH WIND                           A  A  A  A


DATE           09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          76      49    69      41    63      39    65      41    65
TEMP          68 74 57   49 66 66 50   41 57 62 47   40 62 63 47   42 64 60
DEWPT         36 33 40   39 31 32 33   35 32 40 41   38 35 30 36   39 35 37
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW       W    SW       W    NW       E     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    20      20    30      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                      S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S
TSTMS                           S  S          S  S          S  S          S

$$
MTZ014-301100-
HELENA-LEWIS & CLARK MT
46.61N 111.96W ELEV. 3893 FT
231 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      56          78          44          75          46
TEMP          88 86 76 68 61 56 60 70 78 71 56 50 46 44 50 63 71 75 64 54 50 46
DEWPT         48 49 47 46 47 47 49 47 37 38 37 36 36 36 39 42 38 39 40 40 40 39
RH            25 28 36 45 60 72 67 44 23 30 49 58 68 73 66 46 30 27 41 59 68 76
WIND DIR      SW SW SW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10 17 12  9  4  5  6 12 18 18 18  6  6 10 10 12 12  4  4  1  1  3
WIND GUST     23
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S        S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S        S  S
OBVIS          K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K


DATE           09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          83      47    76      44    69      41    68      39    73
TEMP          70 82 58   47 66 75 55   44 60 69 51   41 55 68 50   39 56 73
DEWPT         46 38 39   38 42 37 39   38 40 35 42   35 31 34 38   37 33 34
PWIND DIR         S      SW    SW      NW    NW       W    NW       N    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR          5       5    10      20    30      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                              S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S
TSTMS                                         S  S          S  S          S

$$
MTZ055-301100-
BOZEMAN-GALLATIN MT
45.78N 111.16W ELEV. 4475 FT
231 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      54          81          42          77          44
TEMP          87 87 70 66 61 54 62 72 80 77 60 50 44 42 50 63 74 76 61 55 49 44
DEWPT         46 45 49 51 52 48 52 48 40 34 39 39 37 37 39 39 39 36 42 41 40 38
RH            24 23 47 58 72 80 70 42 24 21 46 66 76 82 66 41 28 23 49 59 71 79
WIND DIR      SW SW  S  S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  S  S  W  W SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11 19 14  8  5  5  4 11 14 14 12  3  3  8  8 12 12  5  5  4  4  4
WIND GUST     29
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     30          30          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.04           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS          K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K


DATE           09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          84      46    78      46    74      44    67      36    73
TEMP          71 83 57   47 69 77 57   46 68 73 57   44 50 67 49   36 60 73
DEWPT         40 35 41   40 39 37 42   40 41 37 44   39 38 36 43   35 36 34
PWIND DIR         S      SW    SW      SW    NW       S     N       E     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5       5    10      10    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                    S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S
TSTMS                                         S  S          S  S          S

$$
MTZ055-301100-
WEST YELLOWSTONE-GALLATIN MT
44.66N 111.11W ELEV. 6700 FT
231 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      45          71          30          69          33
TEMP          81 77 62 53 46 46 57 66 71 66 54 44 35 30 47 62 69 65 53 44 38 33
DEWPT         40 39 40 42 42 44 45 40 30 23 28 32 31 30 33 34 31 27 34 33 34 32
RH            23 25 44 66 86 93 64 38 22 19 36 62 85100 58 35 24 24 48 65 85 96
WIND DIR      SW SW  S SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13 19  8 10  4  6 12 11 20 20 20  5  4  5  5 11 11 11 11  4  4  4
WIND GUST     28
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                     30          20           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS          K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K


DATE           09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          77      36    71      35    70      32    67      23    70
TEMP          69 72 48   37 66 69 45   36 66 66 44   33 61 63 38   24 65 67
DEWPT         37 31 38   36 37 35 34   35 38 35 37   33 41 33 30   24 37 35
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5    10      10    10      10    10      10    10

$$
MTZ008-301100-
DILLON-BEAVERHEAD MT
45.26N 112.55W ELEV. 5357 FT
231 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      54          76          41          75          44
TEMP          86 82 66 59 56 54 58 70 76 71 56 48 44 41 49 64 73 74 61 53 47 44
DEWPT         39 37 43 42 47 48 49 42 32 30 38 37 38 36 40 37 34 34 41 38 37 36
RH            19 20 43 53 72 80 72 36 20 22 51 65 79 82 71 37 24 23 48 57 68 73
WIND DIR       S SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD      24 29 19  8  8  8 10 12 18 18 16  4  5  9  9 12 12  9  9  6  6  5
WIND GUST     40 42
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 FW FW B1 B1 FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          30           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.03           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS          K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K


DATE           09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          82      47    77      44    71      41    67      35    72
TEMP          72 79 55   48 70 76 56   44 67 69 54   41 56 67 48   35 60 72
DEWPT         39 32 38   39 37 33 39   36 35 34 42   37 40 32 38   35 34 35
PWIND DIR         S      SW    SW      SW    SW      NW     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    10      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                              S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S
TSTMS                                         S  S          S  S          S

$$
MTZ011-301100-
HAVRE-HILL MT
48.54N 109.76W ELEV. 2585 FT
231 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      59          81          48          76          48
TEMP          92 93 75 70 66 61 60 73 79 79 61 55 50 48 53 66 73 75 59 55 49 49
DEWPT         41 43 52 55 54 55 51 50 47 45 46 42 41 41 43 42 41 39 43 42 41 43
RH            17 18 45 59 65 81 72 44 32 30 58 61 71 77 69 42 31 27 55 61 74 80
WIND DIR       S  S  S  W NW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12 14 12  9  8  6  9 11 17 17 17 16 13 17 17 17 17 12 12  4  4  6
WIND GUST     23
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 SC SC B2 B2 FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          30           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
OBVIS          K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K


DATE           09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          82      51    76      45    72      45    69      42    68
TEMP          75 82 62   51 72 74 55   45 66 71 53   45 61 68 49   43 61 67
DEWPT         46 43 47   44 42 41 43   41 43 41 45   41 44 40 42   41 43 40
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    NW      NW    NW       W     W       N     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      GN    LT      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR          5       5    10      20    20      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                              S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C
TSTMS                                         S  S          S  S          S

$$
MTZ051-301100-
LEWISTOWN-FERGUS MT
47.05N 109.46W ELEV. 4144 FT
231 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      58          79          44          74          49
TEMP          90 91 74 71 65 58 62 76 79 74 59 52 45 46 53 65 70 74 59 54 50 50
DEWPT         44 44 49 53 55 52 52 51 49 45 49 47 41 40 38 38 37 35 40 43 41 42
RH            20 20 41 53 70 80 70 42 35 35 69 83 86 79 57 37 30 24 49 66 71 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW SW  W  N  S NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  S  S SW
WIND SPD      12 14 11 10  9  8  4  6 10 10 10 11  9 11 11 12 12  5  5  4  4  5
WIND GUST     24
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          50          30           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.07        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS          K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K  K


DATE           09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          82      47    76      43    70      43    63      37    65
TEMP          75 81 57   48 71 73 49   44 63 69 49   43 57 61 41   38 55 65
DEWPT         41 37 42   40 47 41 43   37 40 37 43   39 41 39 40   34 35 36
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     N       N    NW       W    NW      NE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    10      10    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                    S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S
TSTMS                                         S  S          S  S          S

$$


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