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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

MTZ012-032300-
GREAT FALLS-CASCADE MT
47.47N 111.38W ELEV. 3663 FT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE                SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      39          31          40          16          21
TEMP             32 32 36 38 34 32 33 34 34 33 38 39 35 31 27 25 21 16 19 20 13
DEWPT            25 26 27 27 25 22 23 23 23 23 27 26 26 25 22 19 13 11 10  9  3
RH               75 78 69 64 69 66 66 64 64 66 64 59 69 78 81 78 71 80 67 62 63
WIND DIR         SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         21 25 23 25 20 21 26 26 19 20 19 19 11 11  9  9 16 16 11 11  8
WIND GUST           35    35       36 36
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          70          50
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01        0.06        0.18        0.06
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00           T
RAIN                    S                          C
SNOW                 S  S              S  S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L
SNOWSHWRS                                                         C  C  C  C  S
WINTER STORM                                    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            -2     2     -12     2     -10    17      10    31
TEMP           8    1 -4 -7 -8  -12 -2 -2 -3   -9 10 12 21   13 28 30
DEWPT          2   -8-12-16-15  -22-14 -7-10  -18 -4  2 14    8 13 22
PWIND DIR           N     N      NW     W       W    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20    20      20    20      10    10      20    20
SNOWSHWRS      S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S                S    S  S  S

$$
MTZ010-032300-
CUT BANK-GLACIER MT
48.60N 112.39W ELEV. 3838 FT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE                SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      37          28          36          10          14
TEMP             31 31 35 36 32 30 31 32 31 30 35 35 29 25 22 18 15 10 12 13 11
DEWPT            23 24 25 25 23 21 22 22 23 24 24 23 22 21 18 15  9  7  5  5  6
RH               72 75 66 64 69 69 69 66 72 78 64 61 75 84 84 88 77 87 73 70 80
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  N
WIND SPD         26 32 31 35 27 27 25 25 14 16 14 16 11 11 14 14 14 14  9  9  9
WIND GUST        36 44 43 49 37 39 35 35
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          20          40          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.07        0.13        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           1
SNOW                                S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                                         C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                                    BS                BS BS
WIND CHILL                                                          -7       -2
MIN CHILL                                                              -7    -2
WINTER STORM                                    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            -8    -5     -12    -4     -13     8       2    29
TEMP           2   -6 -9 -5-10  -11-12 -4-10  -12 -3  5  9    2 20 29
DEWPT         -3  -13-15-10-15  -18-17 -7-15  -18-10 -1  4   -6 18 21
PWIND DIR           N     N      NW    NW       E    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    20      20    20      10    10      30    20
SNOWSHWRS      S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S                C    C  S  S

$$
MTZ014-032300-
HELENA-LEWIS & CLARK MT
46.61N 111.96W ELEV. 3893 FT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE                SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      40          25          41          17          27
TEMP             29 29 37 39 34 32 31 30 28 25 36 41 36 31 27 24 19 17 24 26 20
DEWPT            22 23 24 22 22 20 20 20 22 22 25 27 27 25 20 18 13 14 13  9  6
RH               75 78 59 50 61 61 63 66 78 88 64 57 69 78 74 77 77 88 62 48 54
WIND DIR          S  S  W  W  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          5  8 16 19 12 11  9  9  6  6 10 10  5  5  8  8  6  6  8  8  5
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.07        0.08        0.04
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           T
RAIN                                               C
SNOW              S                 S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                                         C  C  C  C  S
WINTER STORM                                    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             0    13      -6    14       2    22      16    32
TEMP          10    0 10  1 -2   -6 12 10  7    3 20 21 21   16 30 31
DEWPT          4   -4 -2-13 -9   -9 -3 -5  1    0  8  7 15   13 19 15
PWIND DIR          NW     N       N     N       E     S       S     S
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC B2   B2 OV OV
POP 12HR           20    20      20    20      10    10      20    30
SNOWSHWRS      S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S                S    S  C  C

$$
MTZ055-032300-
BOZEMAN-GALLATIN MT
45.78N 111.16W ELEV. 4475 FT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE                SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      36          24          37          15          22
TEMP             26 27 33 35 30 27 26 27 26 25 33 37 35 32 29 26 21 15 20 20  5
DEWPT            22 22 25 26 22 19 19 20 22 21 25 28 29 29 26 23 17 12 12  9 -2
RH               85 81 72 69 72 71 74 74 85 84 72 70 78 88 88 88 84 88 71 62 72
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD          6  9 16 17 12 11  8  8  8  8 10 10  8  8  8  8  8  8  6  6  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.06        0.12        0.02
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           1
SNOW              C  S  S  S  S     S  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                                         S  S  S  S  S
WIND CHILL                                                                   -4
MIN CHILL                                                                    -4
WINTER STORM                                    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            -4    13      -6    10       1    20      16    32
TEMP           6   -4  9 -6 -5   -5  8 -2  7   10 18 17 23   20 30 31
DEWPT          1   -8  0-13 -9   -9 -4 -9  0    6  5  6 15   14 19 16
PWIND DIR           S    NE       N     N       E    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20    20      20    20      20    20      20    30
SNOWSHWRS      S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  C  C

$$
MTZ055-032300-
WEST YELLOWSTONE-GALLATIN MT
44.66N 111.11W ELEV. 6700 FT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE                SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      24          14          28           6          17
TEMP             16 17 20 23 20 18 19 21 18 16 26 28 27 24 22 19 15  6 16 13  3
DEWPT            13 13 15 17 15 15 16 18 17 15 21 23 24 23 20 18 13  5  7  1 -4
RH               88 84 81 77 81 88 88 88 96 96 81 81 88 96 92 96 92 96 67 58 72
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW NW NW NW SW
WIND SPD          8 11 16 16 11 11  8  8 10 10 14 14 11 11  9  9  9  9  8  8  6
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     40          40          60          70          30
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.04        0.17        0.22        0.02
SNOW 12HR                     1           1           3
SNOW              C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L
SNOWSHWRS                                                         C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                                                BS BS
WIND CHILL                                                          -8       -9
MIN CHILL                                                              -8    -9
WINTER STORM                                    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX           -14    10     -16     7      -9    13       5    27
TEMP         -10  -13  9 -5-14  -14  7 -3 -8   -6 12 10 10    9 24 25
DEWPT        -12  -15  0-11-16  -16 -4-10-11   -7  1  2  7    8 11 12
PWIND DIR          SW    SE       N    NW      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 OV   OV OV OV
POP 12HR           20    10      10     5       5    10      40    40
SNOWSHWRS      S    S                                    C    C  C  C

$$
MTZ008-032300-
DILLON-BEAVERHEAD MT
45.26N 112.55W ELEV. 5357 FT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE                SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      36          21          36          12          21
TEMP             26 25 32 35 30 26 24 23 23 23 32 36 33 31 27 23 19 12 18 20 12
DEWPT            19 19 21 21 20 17 17 16 18 19 23 26 26 27 22 18 14  7  6  4  2
RH               74 78 63 56 66 68 74 74 81 84 69 67 75 85 81 81 80 80 59 49 63
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W  S
WIND SPD         12 14 17 17 12 12  9  9 10 10 12 13 10 10  9  9  9  9  6  6  5
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.06        0.10        0.01
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           1
SNOW              S  S              S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                                         S  S        C
WINTER STORM                                    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            -3    12      -4    11       0    18      12    29
TEMP           0   -2 10  6 -1   -4  7 10  1    3 16 15 20   13 27 26
DEWPT         -7   -6 -2 -5 -8   -8 -8 -2 -8   -2  0  2 12    9 12 11
PWIND DIR           S     E       E     S      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           30    30      20    10      10    20      20    30
SNOWSHWRS      C    C  C  C  S    S  S  S          S  S  S    S  C  C

$$
MTZ011-032300-
HAVRE-HILL MT
48.54N 109.76W ELEV. 2585 FT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE                SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      39          27          38          16          19
TEMP             33 32 35 38 34 31 29 30 29 30 34 38 34 30 25 25 22 16 17 14 16
DEWPT            27 27 29 31 29 26 24 23 25 27 27 27 28 28 22 23 18 14  7  5  5
RH               78 81 78 76 82 81 81 75 85 88 75 64 78 92 88 92 84 92 64 67 61
WIND DIR         SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N NW NW NW
WIND SPD         18 19 21 25 13 13 10 10 12 12 13 13  8  8  6  6 13 13 13 13  6
WIND GUST                 35
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02        0.03        0.09        0.02
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           T
RAIN                       S
SNOW              C  S  S  S  S        S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                                         C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                                    BS
WIND CHILL                                                                -1
MIN CHILL                                                                    -1


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX             0     1      -9     1      -6     7       4    28
TEMP           7    3 -3 -5 -7   -3 -9 -1 -6    0  0  6  9   13 24 25
DEWPT          0   -3-13-15-13   -7-21-10-11   -4-12 -3  5   10 11 11
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       W     S       E    SE
WIND CHAR          LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           20    20      20    20      10    10      20    30
SNOWSHWRS      S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S                S    S  C  C

$$
MTZ051-032300-
LEWISTOWN-FERGUS MT
47.05N 109.46W ELEV. 4144 FT
258 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE                SAT 12/03/16            SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      35          27          38          15          18
TEMP             29 31 33 34 29 28 28 29 29 29 36 37 34 29 27 24 21 15 16 15 12
DEWPT            23 25 26 27 23 20 20 21 22 22 22 23 26 25 23 20 17 13  9  8  3
RH               78 78 75 75 78 71 71 72 75 75 56 56 72 85 85 84 84 92 73 73 66
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         13 18 23 26 17 17 17 17 12 13 14 14 10 10  8  8 10 10 14 14  6
WIND GUST                 36
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01        0.02        0.14        0.03
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           T
SNOW              C  S  S  S           S  S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L
SNOWSHWRS                                                         C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS            BS
WINTER STORM                                    A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE               TUE 12/06/16  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            -4     2     -12     0      -7    16      11    33
TEMP           4    0 -6 -9-11   -7 -4 -1 -2    6 10 14 19   20 30 32
DEWPT         -1   -6-15-18-15  -12-13 -8 -6   -2 -3  0 11   13 13 22
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       W     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      GN    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC B2   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           30    20      20    20      10    10      20    20
SNOWSHWRS      C    C  S  S  S    S  S  S                S    S  S  S

$$
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