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MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
430 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

A COMPACT BUT STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM CAUSED HIGH WINDS ACROSS MONTANA
ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WERE OBSERVED ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHEAST MONTANA WHERE SEVERAL
LOCATIONS RECORDED GUSTS OF 55 TO 65 MPH. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST
CAUSED LOW VISIBILITY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
SPREAD ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE...BUT WERE MOST CONCENTRATED OVER
NORTHEAST MONTANA. SNOW SHOWERS WERE OBSERVED AT SOME HIGH MOUNTAIN
LOCATIONS.

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE 40S AND 50S ACROSS
WESTERN MONTANA...WITH 50S FOR MOST AREAS ON THE CENTRAL AND
NORTHEASTERN PLAINS. IN THE SOUTHEAST...TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO
THE 70S AND LOW 80S TO SET NEW RECORDS AT SOME LOCATIONS.

WINDS AND PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER THIS EVENING FROM WEST TO EAST AS
THE WEATHER SYSTEM EXITS THE REGION. FAIR WEATHER PREVAILS ON
SUNDAY...WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S AND 60S.

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WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS





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