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MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
449 AM MST MON DEC 29 2014

SNOW FELL OVERNIGHT IN WESTERN AND SOUTHERN MONTANA...AND IT WAS
HEAVY AT TIMES. SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATED IN MANY SPOTS
LIKE BILLINGS AND RED LODGE. GUSTY WINDS CONTINUED TO CAUSE SOME
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER WESTERN PARTS OF MONTANA AS WELL.
THE WINTER WEATHER WAS ALL BEING PRODUCED ON THE LEADING EDGE OF
COLD ARCTIC AIR FILTERING SOUTHWARD INTO THE REGION. CLEAR SKIES
IN NORTHEASTERN MONTANA WHERE THAT ARCTIC AIR MASS WAS MUCH MORE
ESTABLISHED ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO DIP BELOW ZERO IN PLACES LIKE
GLASGOW...WOLF POINT...GLENDIVE AND SIDNEY.

AT 4 AM...TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM 8 BELOW ZERO AT SIDNEY TO 18
ABOVE AT RONAN. LIGHT SNOW WAS STILL FALLING OVER MUCH OF WESTERN
AND CENTRAL MONTANA AT THAT HOUR.

FOR TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW WEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL. HIGHS FROM 5 BELOW FAR NORTHEAST TO 5 ABOVE CENTRAL AND
10 TO 15 ABOVE WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

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WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

CJS


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