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MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
430 PM MST SUN DEC 20 2014

SCATTERED AREAS OF RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW CONTINUED ACROSS MONTANA
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS A STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM MOVED THROUGH THE STATE.
GENERALLY 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW FELL ON MOUNTAIN PASSES...WITH OVER
A FOOT REPORTED AT SOME REMOTE MOUNTAIN OBSERVATION SITES. AREAS OF
FREEZING RAIN CONTINUED TO CAUSE A GLAZE OF ICE IN NORTHEAST
MONTANA. STRONG WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH AFFECTED A WIDE AREA
FROM THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT THROUGH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTANA.
AT 4 PM...TEMPERATE RANGED FROM 32 AT BUTTE AND PLENTYWOOD...TO 48
AT BILLINGS. MOST AREAS WERE IN THE 30S AND 40S.

RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT WITH AN
ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF NEW SNOWFALL. STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE EVENING...THEN TAPER AFTER MIDNIGHT. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL
BE IN THE 20S AND 30S. SNOW SHOWERS WILL TAPER OVER THE SOUTHWEST
MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY WHILE AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW CONTINUE THROUGH
THE DAY OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS. HIGH TEMPERATURES MONDAY WILL BE IN
THE 30S AND 40S. FAIR WEATHER WILL PREVAIL ON TUESDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE STATE.

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WEATHER.GOV/Greatfalls








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