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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
850 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

MTZ012-161100-
GREAT FALLS-CASCADE MT
47.47N 111.38W ELEV. 3663 FT
850 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      31          44          31          55          38
TEMP                40 35 33 31 33 38 42 44 38 35 32 31 40 50 54 54 46 42 40 39
DEWPT               31 32 31 30 30 29 28 27 29 29 29 29 33 32 31 33 37 37 36 36
RH                  70 89 92 96 89 70 57 51 70 78 88 92 76 50 41 45 71 82 85 89
WIND DIR            NW NW  W  W NW NE  E  E SE  S SW SW SW SW  E SE SE SE SE SW
WIND SPD            11 10  9  8  9  5  9  8  8  8  8  9  8  5  8  6  6  9  9 13
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     80          70          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.09        0.02           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
RAIN                 L  D  D  L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S        C  C  C
SNOW                    D  D  L  L
SNOWSHWRS                                 C  C  C  C


DATE           04/18/14  SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          56      33    63      40    66      41    65      40    64
TEMP          54 54 39   33 56 62 47   40 61 64 47   41 59 63 46   41 59 62
DEWPT         30 26 30   29 24 19 33   35 30 27 37   37 37 36 41   39 42 41
PWIND DIR        SW       W    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20     0       0     0       5    20      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S    S                              S  S  C    C  C  C

$$
MTZ010-161100-
CUT BANK-GLACIER MT
48.60N 112.39W ELEV. 3838 FT
850 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      28          40          25          50          33
TEMP                35 31 29 28 29 34 38 40 33 29 27 26 33 44 49 49 42 38 36 33
DEWPT               31 29 27 26 25 24 24 25 26 25 25 25 29 29 29 31 33 33 32 30
RH                  85 92 92 92 85 66 57 55 75 85 92 96 85 55 46 50 70 82 85 89
WIND DIR            NW NW NW  N  N  E SE SE SE SE SE  S NE  S  E  S  S SE SE SW
WIND SPD            13 11  9 10 10  9 10 10 10 10  4  4  4  4  6  8  8  8  8 19
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     80          40          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.13        0.07        0.04        0.02        0.08
SNOW 12HR                     1           1           1
RAIN                 L
RAIN SHWRS                                                  C  C  S  S  C  C  C
SNOW                    D  D  C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                 C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C


DATE           04/18/14  SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          52      30    60      36    62      36    62      35    60
TEMP          50 50 35   31 53 58 43   37 60 60 42   36 55 60 42   36 55 59
DEWPT         30 28 27   26 24 24 30   31 28 29 32   31 33 33 35   33 38 37
PWIND DIR        SW       W    SW      SW    SW       W    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20     0       0     5       5    10      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S    S                                    C    C  C  C

$$
MTZ014-161100-
HELENA-LEWIS & CLARK MT
46.61N 111.96W ELEV. 3893 FT
850 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      33          51          32          61          39
TEMP                43 40 36 33 40 48 51 47 41 38 34 33 42 55 60 60 51 46 41 39
DEWPT               28 28 27 26 26 21 20 22 27 29 28 28 31 28 25 26 31 33 33 33
RH                  55 62 69 75 57 34 29 37 57 70 78 82 65 35 26 27 46 60 73 79
WIND DIR             W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SE  S  S  S  S SW SE SE SE  S  S SW
WIND SPD            16 10  9  6  8  8  6  4  4  5  5  5  5  6  6  2  2  3  3  9
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          60          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.05        0.03           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           T
RAIN                 C  C  C  C  C  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  S  S  C  C  C
SNOW                          C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                 C  C  S  S


DATE           04/18/14  SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          58      35    65      40    68      41    67      41    66
TEMP          54 57 44   36 56 64 48   40 60 66 50   41 60 64 48   41 59 64
DEWPT         29 21 26   28 26 19 29   33 29 24 33   35 34 33 39   38 39 37
PWIND DIR         W       W    SW      SW    SW       W     S       W    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20     0       0     5       5    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S    S                              C  C  C    C  C  C

$$
MTZ055-161100-
BOZEMAN-GALLATIN MT
45.78N 111.16W ELEV. 4475 FT
850 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      28          51          28          62          34
TEMP                40 36 31 28 34 41 49 50 43 38 32 28 39 52 60 61 50 44 38 34
DEWPT               28 27 26 24 26 25 23 22 30 30 28 26 30 31 29 24 33 34 33 31
RH                  62 69 81 85 72 52 36 33 60 73 85 92 70 44 31 24 52 68 82 89
WIND DIR             W  W  W SW  W  W  W SW  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SE SE  S
WIND SPD            11  9  8  6  9  9  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  6  8  6  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS              OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          60          40          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.05        0.05           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           1
RAIN                 C              L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
SNOW                    C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                 C  C  C  C


DATE           04/18/14  SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          60      30    64      33    68      35    68      34    67
TEMP          55 59 40   30 53 63 43   33 60 67 46   35 59 65 44   34 59 66
DEWPT         31 27 30   28 28 21 30   29 30 25 33   31 34 33 36   32 33 29
PWIND DIR        SW       W    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20     5       0     5       5    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S    S                              C  C  C    C  C  C

$$
MTZ055-161100-
WEST YELLOWSTONE-GALLATIN MT
44.66N 111.11W ELEV. 6700 FT
850 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      19          44          22          51          32
TEMP                34 26 22 20 31 41 44 41 33 29 26 23 36 49 51 49 40 36 34 33
DEWPT               19 18 19 17 20 19 19 22 23 23 22 20 26 27 27 28 30 30 30 30
RH                  54 71 88 88 63 41 36 46 66 78 85 88 67 42 39 44 67 79 85 89
WIND DIR            NW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W SW  S SW  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             9  6  5  4  5  6 10  9  6  5  4  5  6 11 13  6  6  6  6 12
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     50          50          40           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.03        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           1
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
SNOW                 C  S  S  C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                 C  C  C  C


DATE           04/18/14  SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          52      30    54      29    57      31    59      29    59
TEMP          49 50 36   30 49 51 35   29 53 54 37   32 54 55 35   29 52 54
DEWPT         32 30 30   28 29 24 27   26 31 28 30   29 33 31 29   27 34 32
PWIND DIR         S      SW     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      30     5       5     5       5    20      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C    C                              S  S  C    C  C  C

$$
MTZ008-161100-
DILLON-BEAVERHEAD MT
45.26N 112.55W ELEV. 5357 FT
850 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      28          51          29          61          37
TEMP                39 33 30 28 36 42 49 50 43 39 33 29 40 54 60 60 50 45 41 37
DEWPT               22 21 20 19 21 16 13 17 26 25 24 22 26 21 19 19 29 29 30 30
RH                  50 61 66 68 54 34 23 27 51 57 69 75 57 27 20 20 44 53 65 75
WIND DIR             W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD            10  8  6  8  9  8  8  9  4  6  9  8  9  9 10 10 10  9  9  9
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          40          20           5          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.01           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T       00-00
RAIN                 S
RAIN SHWRS                                S  S  S  S              S  S  C  C  C
SNOW                 S        C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                 S  S  S  S


DATE           04/18/14  SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          58      32    63      35    67      37    66      37    65
TEMP          53 57 41   32 55 61 43   35 59 64 45   37 58 64 46   37 59 63
DEWPT         27 19 25   26 22 16 25   26 24 18 28   30 31 25 32   31 30 23
PWIND DIR        SW       W    SW      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      GN    GN      LT    LT      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20     0       0     5      10    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S    S                              C  C  C    C  C  C

$$
MTZ011-161100-
HAVRE-HILL MT
48.54N 109.76W ELEV. 2585 FT
850 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      30          44          26          53          31
TEMP                44 37 34 30 33 40 43 44 37 33 28 26 33 45 51 53 42 37 34 31
DEWPT               31 31 29 27 27 25 23 23 25 24 24 23 27 29 29 28 32 31 30 28
RH                  60 79 82 88 78 55 45 43 61 69 85 88 78 53 42 38 67 79 85 88
WIND DIR            NW NW NW  N  N  N NE  E  E SE  E  E  E SE  E SE SE  E  E SE
WIND SPD            13  9 10  9 12  6  8 10 13 16 16 13 13 10 14  9  9 16 16 14
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B2
POP 12HR                     50          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.03        0.02        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           T
RAIN                 C              C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S        S  S  C
SNOW                    C  C  C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                 S  S  C  C


DATE           04/18/14  SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          57      32    63      35    68      36    67      37    64
TEMP          51 56 38   32 55 63 43   35 62 67 45   36 60 65 45   37 59 63
DEWPT         34 32 30   29 28 22 31   31 32 27 33   32 35 32 36   33 40 39
PWIND DIR         S       W     W      SW    SW      NW    SE       E    NE
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      30     0       0     5       5    10      30    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C    C                                    C    C  S  S

$$
MTZ051-161100-
LEWISTOWN-FERGUS MT
47.05N 109.46W ELEV. 4144 FT
850 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      28          39          25          52          31
TEMP                39 36 32 28 30 34 37 39 33 29 27 25 36 45 50 51 40 36 33 32
DEWPT               30 29 29 28 28 29 27 26 26 26 25 24 28 28 29 29 32 31 30 30
RH                  70 75 88100 92 82 67 59 75 88 92 96 72 51 44 42 73 82 89 92
WIND DIR             W NW NW NW NW NW  N  E SE SE  S  S  W  W SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD            18 16 14 12 14  6  9  5  9 11 10 10  8  5  4  6  6 11 11 13
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     80          70          40          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.12        0.04        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                     1           1           1
RAIN                 D              L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S              C
SNOW                    D  D  C  C  L  L
SNOWSHWRS                                 C  C  C  C


DATE           04/18/14  SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          54      30    59      35    64      36    63      35    61
TEMP          51 52 36   31 54 58 40   36 61 62 42   36 59 60 42   35 57 59
DEWPT         31 31 30   28 23 21 32   32 30 30 35   33 34 35 37   34 37 38
PWIND DIR        SW       W     W       W     W      SW     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20     0       0     0       5    10      30    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S    S                                    C    C  S  S

$$



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