Issued by NWS Missoula, MT
SXUS45 KMSO 090120
Recreation Forecast for Flathead Lake
National Weather Service Missoula MT
606 PM MST Thu Dec 8 2016
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. A 50 percent chance of snow in
the late evening and overnight. Lows near 15. Northeast winds
15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Waves around 1 foot...
locally up to 2 feet building to 1 to 2 feet...locally up to
3 feet after midnight.
.Friday...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs in the
lower 20s. Northeast winds around 15 mph. 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.
.Friday Night...Snow likely. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches.
Lows near 20. Variable winds up to 10 mph. Chance of snow
70 percent. Waves up to one foot.
.Saturday...Snow showers likely in the morning...then snow likely
in the afternoon. Snow accumulation 1 inch. Highs in the upper
20s. Variable winds up to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Waves less than 1 foot.