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Montana Weather Summary
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
315 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

A large upper level low pressure system was centered over Alberta
today with cool and unsettled westerly flow to its south across the
Northern Rockies and Montana. Skies were partly cloudy across
eastern portions of the Treasure State this afternoon with
increasing cloudiness and showers across western portions of the
state in advance of an embedded weather disturbance moving into
central Idaho. Gusty west to southwest winds were common across much
of central and eastern Montana this afternoon.

Afternoon temperatures ranged from the 40s and 50s across western
portions of the state to the 60s across eastern areas. At 3 pm MDT
the coldest location was Butte at 43 degrees and the warmest
location was Sidney at 69 degrees. Also at 3 PM, rain showers were
occurring at Missoula and Butte and a wind gust to 48 mph was
observed at Livingston.

For tonight, showers will continue across western portions of the
state while generally dry but windy conditions persisting across
eastern portions of the state.

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