Issued by NWS Missoula, MT
SXUS45 KMSO 102330
Recreation Forecast for Flathead Lake
National Weather Service Missoula MT
426 PM MST Sat Dec 10 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 Storm Watch in effect from Sunday evening through
.Tonight...Snow likely in the evening...then snow after midnight.
Snow accumulation 1 inch. Lows in the upper 20s. Variable winds
up to 10 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent. Waves up to one foot.
.Sunday...Snow likely in the morning...then snow in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation 1 inch. Highs in the mid 30s. South
winds around 15 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent. Waves up to
.Sunday Night...Breezy...snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to
5 inches. Lows near 20. Variable winds up to 10 mph becoming
northwest 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of snow near
100 percent. Waves up to one foot.
.Monday...Windy...colder...cloudy. Snow in the morning...then a
chance of snow in the afternoon. Areas of blowing snow through
the day. Snow accumulation 1 inch. Highs in the mid 20s. North
winds 15 to 30 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent. Waves around
1 foot...locally up to 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet...locally
up to 5 feet in the late morning and afternoon.