Issued by NWS Missoula, MT
SXUS45 KMSO 042330
Recreation Forecast for Flathead Lake
National Weather Service Missoula MT
429 PM MST Sun Dec 4 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.
...Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 11 AM MST Monday...
.Tonight...Breezy. Snow showers likely early in the evening...
then snow in the late evening and overnight. Snow accumulation of
1 to 4 inches. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph
with gusts to around 35 mph in the evening becoming light. Chance
of snow 90 percent. 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 overnight.
.Monday...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers.
Highs in the mid 20s. Variable winds up to 10 mph. Waves up to
.Monday Night...Breezy...colder. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent
chance of snow. Lows near 10. Variable winds up to 10 mph
becoming northeast 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph after
midnight. Waves around 1 foot...locally up to 2 feet building to
1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet early in the morning.
.Tuesday...Breezy...colder. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent
chance of snow showers. Highs 10 to 15. Northeast winds 15 to
20 mph. Waves 1 to 3 feet...locally up to 4 feet.