Issued by NWS Missoula, MT
SXUS45 KMSO 210350
Recreation Forecast for Flathead Lake
National Weather Service Missoula MT
846 PM MST Mon Feb 20 2017
Note: The experimental wave height forecasts are representative of
the mid lake waters and downwind shores. Wave heights may be
significantly less on upwind shores.
.Tonight...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Widespread showers in the
evening. isolated snow showers through the night. isolated
showers after midnight. Patchy fog in the late evening and
overnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows in the lower 30s.
South winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Waves around 1 foot...locally up to 2 feet building to 1 to
2 feet...locally up to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.Tuesday...Patchy fog in the morning. Widespread showers and snow
showers in the morning...then widespread showers in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs around 40.
Variable winds up to 10 mph becoming southwest around 15 mph in
the afternoon. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. Waves
1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet subsiding to around 1 foot...
locally up to 2 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.Tuesday Night...Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening...
then a chance of showers and snow showers after midnight. Lows
around 30. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening becoming
light. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Waves up to one foot.
.Wednesday...Cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the morning...
then a slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in
the upper 30s. Variable winds up to 10 mph. Chance of snow
20 percent. Waves up to one foot.