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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
329 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

MTZ012-202300-
GREAT FALLS-CASCADE MT
47.47N 111.38W ELEV. 3663 FT
329 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      76          55          66          51          64
TEMP             58 65 74 76 72 66 62 58 55 56 61 65 63 60 56 53 51 53 57 63 62
DEWPT            51 51 48 45 48 51 53 54 53 53 52 50 50 52 52 51 50 50 52 51 51
RH               77 60 40 33 42 58 72 86 93 90 72 58 62 75 86 93 96 89 83 65 67
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD          5  4  4  6  8  6 10  9  9  9  6  6 10 11  9  9  8  9 10 12 11
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B1 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          80          70          60          90
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.27        0.24        0.18        0.30
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                          D  D  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  D  D  D  D  D
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S              S  S


DATE               SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            47    57      44    67      46    71      49    70
TEMP          56   47 54 56 49   44 61 67 53   46 66 70 55   49 65 69
DEWPT         51   47 47 45 44   43 45 43 43   42 46 46 46   46 47 46
PWIND DIR          NE     N      NW    SW       S     W       E     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          100   100      50    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN           D    D  D
RAIN SHWRS                C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S          S

$$
MTZ010-202300-
CUT BANK-GLACIER MT
48.60N 112.39W ELEV. 3838 FT
329 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      70          51          58          47          57
TEMP             51 59 67 70 67 60 56 52 51 51 54 56 57 53 52 49 47 50 54 57 56
DEWPT            47 50 51 50 50 51 51 51 49 49 51 50 50 49 47 48 46 47 48 49 49
RH               86 72 56 49 54 72 83 96 93 93 90 80 77 86 83 96 96 89 80 75 77
WIND DIR         NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD          6  4  4  5 11 17 13 12 11 11 10 11 12  9  8  9  9  9 11 14 13
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     80          80          70          60          90
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.28        0.24        0.18        0.29
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                          D  D  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  D  D  D  D  L
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  O  O
TSTMS             C  C  O  O  S  S              S  S  S  S              S  S


DATE               SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            43    56      41    66      44    68      46    68
TEMP          48   43 53 56 46   41 60 65 51   44 62 66 53   46 63 67
DEWPT         46   43 45 42 43   41 43 43 43   42 45 45 45   44 46 45
PWIND DIR           N     N      NW     W       N    NW       N     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           80    80      30    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN           L    D  D
RAIN SHWRS                C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S

$$
MTZ014-202300-
HELENA-LEWIS & CLARK MT
46.61N 111.96W ELEV. 3893 FT
329 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      80          54          72          51          67
TEMP             60 67 76 80 75 68 63 57 54 60 69 72 68 61 57 53 51 58 64 67 63
DEWPT            52 53 52 46 49 51 52 52 51 53 52 50 51 51 51 50 49 50 50 49 50
RH               75 61 43 30 40 54 67 83 90 78 55 46 54 70 80 89 93 75 60 52 62
WIND DIR         SW  S SW  W NW SW NW NW  N NW  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NE NE  N
WIND SPD          3  2  4  5  6  6  5  6  5  5  5  6  8  8  6  6  4  5  6  6  9
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     40          70          70          60          90
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.21        0.19        0.17        0.26
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                          L  L  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  D  D  D
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S              S  S  S


DATE               SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            47    59      44    71      46    74      47    72
TEMP          53   47 58 56 49   44 63 70 55   46 67 72 56   47 65 70
DEWPT         49   47 46 44 42   41 44 42 41   40 45 45 43   43 47 45
PWIND DIR           N    NW      NW     W      SW    SW      NW    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR          100    90      50    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN           D    D  D
RAIN SHWRS                C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  S
TSTMS          S                        S  S          C  C          S

$$
MTZ055-202300-
BOZEMAN-GALLATIN MT
45.78N 111.16W ELEV. 4475 FT
329 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      79          50          73          49          70
TEMP             55 62 73 78 73 65 60 54 50 56 68 73 70 61 56 53 49 55 64 69 65
DEWPT            47 50 50 47 48 50 51 50 48 51 52 49 50 51 51 50 48 50 52 49 52
RH               74 65 44 33 41 58 72 86 93 83 57 43 49 70 83 89 96 83 65 49 63
WIND DIR          S SW  W  W  W  S SW  S  S  W NW  W NW  E NE  E  E SE  E  E  N
WIND SPD          5  3  5  8  9  9  6  3  3  4  5  8  5  3  3  5  4  8  5  8 10
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     40          50          70          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.13        0.19        0.21        0.19        0.22
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                          C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  L  L  D
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S              S  S  C


DATE               SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            47    64      43    70      44    73      45    71
TEMP          53   47 59 58 50   43 62 68 52   44 66 72 54   45 65 69
DEWPT         52   47 48 47 46   41 45 42 44   42 46 45 46   43 47 45
PWIND DIR           N     N      NW     W       W    SW       N    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           80    70      50    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN           D    L  L
RAIN SHWRS                C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C
TSTMS          C          S  S          S  S          C  C          S

$$
MTZ055-202300-
WEST YELLOWSTONE-GALLATIN MT
44.66N 111.11W ELEV. 6700 FT
329 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      65          43          63          42          59
TEMP             43 54 63 65 61 53 49 46 44 51 59 63 59 51 47 44 42 50 56 58 54
DEWPT            36 43 46 47 45 43 43 43 43 47 47 45 44 42 42 41 41 45 44 42 42
RH               76 66 54 52 56 69 80 89 96 86 64 52 57 71 83 89 96 83 64 55 64
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW SW  S SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  5 10 12 11  6  6  3  4  5  9 11  8  5  4  3  4  5  5  8  4
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     50          50          50          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.20        0.22        0.16        0.15        0.15
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  C  C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S              S  S  C


DATE               SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            37    60      35    64      36    65      37    64
TEMP          43   37 56 54 42   35 59 59 43   36 61 61 44   37 59 61
DEWPT         41   37 44 39 38   35 39 38 36   36 43 39 38   36 44 39
PWIND DIR          SE    NW       N    SE       N     S      NW    SE
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40    50      40    20      20    20      20    30
RAIN           C    C  C
RAIN SHWRS                C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C
TSTMS          C          C  C          S  S          S  S          C

$$
MTZ008-202300-
DILLON-BEAVERHEAD MT
45.26N 112.55W ELEV. 5357 FT
329 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      75          47          73          45          66
TEMP             51 60 69 75 72 62 56 51 47 56 67 72 70 59 53 49 45 54 61 65 64
DEWPT            44 48 46 44 46 48 47 47 45 50 49 47 47 47 45 44 43 47 47 45 45
RH               77 64 44 33 39 60 72 86 93 80 52 41 44 64 74 83 93 77 60 48 50
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  W NE SE  S  S SW  W NW  E NE  E SE  E  E  E SE NE
WIND SPD          6  5  5  9  9  6  4  4  4  5  2  5  3  6  4  4  4  3  4  3  6
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     40          50          50          50          70
QPF 12HR                   0.13        0.18        0.15        0.16        0.21
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S              S  S  C


DATE               SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            43    63      41    69      43    72      44    69
TEMP          51   43 61 60 47   41 63 68 51   43 66 70 51   44 64 68
DEWPT         47   43 46 44 42   39 42 39 41   39 44 43 42   41 44 41
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE     S      SW    SW      NE    SW
WIND CHAR          LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70    40      40    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN           L    C  C
RAIN SHWRS                C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C
TSTMS          C          C  C          S  S          C  C          S

$$
MTZ011-202300-
HAVRE-HILL MT
48.54N 109.76W ELEV. 2585 FT
329 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      78          57          66          53          67
TEMP             57 64 74 78 75 68 64 60 58 58 62 65 62 59 56 55 53 56 63 67 64
DEWPT            50 52 52 50 51 52 54 55 55 55 54 53 53 54 52 51 50 50 51 51 51
RH               77 65 46 37 43 57 70 84 90 90 75 65 72 83 86 86 89 80 65 56 63
WIND DIR         NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          6  8  6  6 11 10 11  8  8  9  9 10 11  9  8  9  9 10 11 14 11
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B1 OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     30          80          70          60          80
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.20        0.19        0.13        0.19
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                          D  D  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  D  D  L
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S              S  S


DATE               SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            49    61      45    68      46    72      48    71
TEMP          53   49 57 59 50   45 61 67 53   46 66 71 56   48 66 70
DEWPT         50   47 49 46 46   44 46 43 45   43 48 48 48   46 51 50
PWIND DIR          NE    NE       N     W      NE     E      NE    SW
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60    70      50    30      20    30      30    20
RAIN           L    L  L
RAIN SHWRS                C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S

$$
MTZ051-202300-
LEWISTOWN-FERGUS MT
47.05N 109.46W ELEV. 4144 FT
329 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      76          54          65          50          61
TEMP             62 69 75 76 72 65 61 58 54 58 62 64 61 55 53 52 50 54 58 61 58
DEWPT            42 46 46 46 47 50 51 52 52 54 54 51 52 53 51 50 49 50 51 52 52
RH               48 44 36 34 41 58 70 80 93 86 75 63 72 93 93 93 96 86 77 72 80
WIND DIR          W NW NW NW  W  W NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD          8  6  9  6  4  5  8  3  6  8  9 10  9  5  4  2  4  4  6 11 10
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     30          60          70          60          80
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.24        0.27        0.21        0.31
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                          C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  D  D  D
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S              S  S  S


DATE               SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            47    55      42    63      44    69      47    68
TEMP          52   47 53 53 46   42 58 62 48   44 64 67 52   47 64 66
DEWPT         49   47 46 43 42   41 41 42 41   40 45 45 46   44 48 48
PWIND DIR          NE     N      NW    NW       E    SE       E     W
WIND CHAR          GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           80    80      50    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN           D    D  D
RAIN SHWRS                C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C
TSTMS          S                                      C  C          S

$$



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