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MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
310 PM MDT THU SEP 3 2015

A MOIST SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT AHEAD OF A PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM
CONTINUED BANDS OF NUMEROUS SHOWERS OVER WESTERN AND CENTRAL
MONTANA. MOST LOCATIONS ONLY REPORTED A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL THIS AFTERNOON...BUT AREAS UNDER THE HEAVIER
BANDS REPORTED IN EXCESS OF 0.25 INCHES. A FEW WEAK THUNDERSTORMS
ALSO DEVELOPED OVER NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA NEAR HAVRE. EASTERN
MONTANA WAS PARTLY SUNNY WITH A FEW SHOWERS. WINDS WERE LIGHT IN THE
WESTERN MOUNTAINS...BUT NORTHERLY AT 10 20 MPH EAST OF THE ROCKIES.

AT 3 PM...TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTHERN AND EASTERN MONTANA WERE IN
THE 70S TO MID 80S...AND 50S AND 60S WERE COMMON ACROSS THE
NORTHWEST BEHIND A COLD FRONT. THE COOL SPOTS WERE MISSOULA AND
HAMILTON AT 52 DEGREES...WHILE THE WARMEST READING WAS 85 AT BAKER.

OVERNIGHT...BANDS OF WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WILL PERSIST ACROSS WESTERN
AND CENTRAL MONTANA...BUT SHOWERS WILL BE MORE SCATTERED ACROSS THE
EAST. WINDS WILL DECREASE IN THE WEST...BUT BREEZY NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL CONTINUE IN THE EAST. LOWS IN THE 50S WILL BE COMMON IN EASTERN
MONTANA...BUT TEMPERATURES WILL COOL INTO THE 40S IN THE WEST.

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THE REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR MONTANA WILL BE DISCONTINUED AFTER
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015. FOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS PLEASE CALL THE NWS
OFFICE IN GREAT FALLS AT 406-453-2081.

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS



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