Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KGGW 011706
Montana Weather Summary
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
1106 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016
A moist and unstable southwest flow aloft brought scattered rain
showers and a few thunderstorms to parts of Montana overnight and
into the morning hours. Most areas that saw rain received little
accumulation. The most rainfall recorded over the last 24 hours
was at Glendive...which received 0.21 inches of rainfall from a
thunderstorm yesterday. Kalispell, Dillon, and Butte also
received light rainfall this morning. Fog was also reported at Cut
Bank this morning. Meanwhile, eastern Montana was dry under clear
skies. Overnight lows were generally in the 40s and 50s...although
West Yellowstone managed to drop to 28 degrees overnight, which
was the coldest temperature in the state.
Temperatures at 10 am mainly ranged from the low 50s to the upper
60s. Cut Bank was reporting 50 degrees with fog...and Baker was
reporting 67 degrees with clear skies. West Yellowstone was still
the coolest spot in the state at 41 degrees.
Southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph were observed along parts of the
southwestern Montana. Elsewhere across the state, winds were
generally light and variable.
An upper level disturbance and cold front will bring scattered
showers and a few thunderstorms to much of Montana today and
tonight. Temperatures will remain above normal today...especially
across the eastern plains where highs will eclipse 80 degrees. It
will be cooler on Sunday.