Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Recreation Forecast for Flathead Lake
National Weather Service Missoula MT
846 AM MDT Thu May 5 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.

.Today...Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the morning...then scattered thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Highs around 70. Variable winds up to 10 mph.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Waves less than 1 foot.
.Tonight...Windy. Mostly cloudy. Widespread showers and scattered
thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper
40s. Variable winds up to 10 mph becoming northeast 15 to 30 mph
with gusts to around 50 mph after midnight. Chance of
precipitation 80 percent. Waves around 1 foot...locally up to
2 feet building to 1 to 3 feet...locally up to 4 feet early in
the morning.
.Friday...Windy. Partly sunny. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northeast winds 15 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Waves 1 to 3 feet...locally up to 4 feet.
.Friday Night...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Waves
1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet subsiding to around 1 foot...
locally up to 2 feet in the late evening and early morning...then
building to 1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet early in the
morning.
.Saturday...Breezy...sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast
winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the morning
becoming light. Waves 1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet
subsiding to around 1 foot...locally up to 2 feet in the
afternoon.




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