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MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
355 PM MDT THU MAY 5 2016

AN INCREASINGLY MOIST AND UNSTABLE SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT BROUGHT
INCREASING MID AND HIGH CLOUDINESS TO WESTERN MONTANA TODAY...WHILE
EASTERN MONTANA REMAINED MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ONLY THIN HIGH CLOUDS. A
FEW WEAK SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALSO DEVELOPED WEST OF THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND BEHIND A PASSING CANADIAN COLD FRONT. THIS
FRONT MOVED SOUTH ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE ROCKIES...DOWN INTO
THE GREAT FALLS AND LEWISTOWN AREAS BY MID AFTERNOON.

AT 3 PM...THE CLOUDS WERE KEEPING TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S IN THE
WEST...WHILE 80S WERE COMMON IN THE EAST. THE COOLEST READING WAS 70
DEGREES AT CUT BANK AND EUREKA AND THE WARM SPOTS WERE GLENDIVE
AND SIDNEY AT 88.

OVERNIGHT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY NORTHERLY
WINDS WILL SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE STATE BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.
A FEW OF THE STORMS MAY BECOME STRONG IN NORTHWEST MONTANA THIS
EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE 40S IN THE WEST AND INTO
THE 50S IN THE EAST.

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WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS



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