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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
935 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

MTZ012-271100-
GREAT FALLS-CASCADE MT
47.47N 111.38W ELEV. 3663 FT
935 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE          THU 02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                       4          21           2          19           3
TEMP                   15 15 12  5 15 20 20 17 14 11  7  2 11 18 18 12  9  7  5
DEWPT                   5  6  5  2 12 14 18 16 13 10  5  1  6  3  5  4  3  1  0
RH                     64 67 73 87 88 77 92 96 96 96 91 95 80 51 56 70 76 76 79
WIND DIR                S  S  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD                9 10  6  3 10 11 14 14 13 13 10 10 10 10  6  6 10 10 10
CLOUDS                 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5          20          60          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           T
SNOW                                      L  L
SNOWSHWRS                           S  S        C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL                                     -1 -5 -8-14 -2          -6 -8-10
MIN CHILL                                      -1    -8   -14          -6   -10


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          30      14    33       4    10      -4    23       9    37
TEMP          20 29 22   23 23 32 23   11  6  8  0   -2 15 22 13   14 29 35
DEWPT          4  8 14   16 18 28 19    6  2  0 -3   -7  4  6 10    9 19 22
PWIND DIR        SW       S    SW       N     N      NW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      BZ    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW B1 B1 OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    20      80    70      20    20      10    10
SNOW                         S  S  D    D
SNOWSHWRS                                  L  L  S    S  S  S

$$
MTZ010-271100-
CUT BANK-GLACIER MT
48.60N 112.39W ELEV. 3838 FT
935 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE          THU 02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                       3          17           0          18           3
TEMP                    6  5  4  4 10 15 16 11  8  5  3  0  9 16 18 11  9  8  7
DEWPT                   2  1  2  2  5  7  8  6  6  2  1 -2  0  1  1  3  5  3  1
RH                     83 83 91 91 80 70 70 80 91 87 91 91 66 51 46 69 83 79 76
WIND DIR               SE SE NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD               12 10 20 17 17 19 17 17 14 14 12 12 12 12 10 10  9  9  9
CLOUDS                 SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5          50          50          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T       00-00
SNOW                                      C  C
SNOWSHWRS                     S  S  C  C        S  S  S  S
WIND CHILL            -10-10-17-16 -7 -2    -7-10-13-14-18 -6       -3 -4 -5 -7
MIN CHILL             -10   -17   -18    -5   -10   -14   -18    -2    -4    -7


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          33      14    29       1     8      -5    24      11    34
TEMP          22 30 18   17 24 26 18    9  5  7 -2   -2 14 23 19   23 25 33
DEWPT          6  7 11   11 14 17 14    6  0 -6 -6  -11  3  8 16   17 12 21
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    NW       N     N      NW     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 OV   OV OV OV B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    40      70    40      20    10      10    10
SNOW                         C  C  L    L
SNOWSHWRS                                  C  C  S    S

$$
MTZ014-271100-
HELENA-LEWIS & CLARK MT
46.61N 111.96W ELEV. 3893 FT
935 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE          THU 02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                       9          27           8          24           4
TEMP                   14 12 11 10 20 27 24 17 15 13 10  8 18 24 22 12  9  6  5
DEWPT                   7  6  6  6  9  9 10 11 10  8  5  4  6  5  5  3  2 -1 -2
RH                     73 76 80 83 62 46 54 77 80 80 80 83 59 43 47 66 72 72 72
WIND DIR               SE SE SE  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW SW SW  S
WIND SPD                5  6  4  3  5 13 14 14 12 13  9  9  9  9  4  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     10          30          50          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.02        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           T
SNOW                                      C  C
SNOWSHWRS                           C  C        C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL                                        -3 -3 -5
MIN CHILL                                            -5    -5


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          32      11    37       9    14      -5    27      11    39
TEMP          19 30 20   16 24 34 17   12 13 11 -1   -5 14 26 18   15 28 39
DEWPT          2  7 11   11 12 12 11    6 -1 -4 -7  -10  2  7 12   11 15 18
PWIND DIR         S      SW    SW       N     N       N    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    20      90    70      20    20      10     5
SNOW                         S  S  D    D
SNOWSHWRS                                  L  L  S    S  S  S

$$
MTZ055-271100-
BOZEMAN-GALLATIN MT
45.78N 111.16W ELEV. 4475 FT
935 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE          THU 02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                       3          29           5          24           0
TEMP                    5  4  4  5 21 28 26 21 18 14 10  5 15 23 22 11  5  3  1
DEWPT                  -1  0  0  2 11  9 13 18 16 13  8  3  9  4  8  7  1 -1 -3
RH                     76 83 83 87 65 44 57 88 92 96 91 91 77 43 54 83 83 83 83
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SW NW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  W  W SW
WIND SPD                5  3  3  3  3  5 11 11  9  4 11 11  4  4  5  5  4  4  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5          20          40          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.03        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           1
SNOW                                      C  C
SNOWSHWRS                           S  S        C  C  C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL                                           -5-11
MIN CHILL                                            -5   -11


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          28       7    35      11    17      -5    23       6    36
TEMP          19 26 15   10 26 33 18   13 15 15  0   -3 12 22 11    9 25 34
DEWPT          3  3  9    7 13 13 14    9  6 -3 -6   -7  1  2  7    7 15 14
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW       N    NE       N    NW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW SC SC OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    10      80    80      30    20      20    10
SNOW                               D    D
SNOWSHWRS                                  D  D  C    C  S  S  S    S

$$
MTZ055-271100-
WEST YELLOWSTONE-GALLATIN MT
44.66N 111.11W ELEV. 6700 FT
935 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE          THU 02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      -3          30          -1          25          -6
TEMP                    5  1 -3  8 20 30 27 20 17 12  8 -1 19 25 21 13  8  3 -2
DEWPT                   1 -2 -4  5 10 11 12 16 15 11  8 -2  8  7  5  5  1 -3 -6
RH                     83 87 95 87 64 44 53 84 92 96100 95 61 46 49 70 72 75 82
WIND DIR                E NE SE  E  S SW NW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD                3  4  5  3  4  8  6  6  6  6  9  9 10 10 10 10  6  6  6
CLOUDS                 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     20          30          50          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.03        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           1
SNOW                                      C  C
SNOWSHWRS               S  S  S  S  C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL                                           -6-16
MIN CHILL                    -3                      -6   -16          -5    -2


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          31      -1    30       7    20     -10    20      -2    29
TEMP          21 27  9    1 24 26 13    9 17 16  2   -5 17 13  8   -2 28 20
DEWPT          6  6  2   -1 11 11  7    5 10  7 -3   -8 -1  1  4   -4 10  8
PWIND DIR         E       S     S       S    NE       N     N      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW SC SC B2   B2 B2 B2 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10       5    10      50    50      30    10      20    20
SNOW                               C    C
SNOWSHWRS                                  C  C  C    C        S    S  S  S

$$
MTZ008-271100-
DILLON-BEAVERHEAD MT
45.26N 112.55W ELEV. 5357 FT
935 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE          THU 02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                       9          31           7          24           3
TEMP                   13 12  9 11 21 29 30 18 16 14 10  7 17 23 23 14 10  8  5
DEWPT                   5  5  5  6 10 10 12 11 12 10  7  3  7  5  5  5  4  1 -2
RH                     70 73 83 80 62 44 46 73 84 84 87 83 64 45 45 67 76 72 72
WIND DIR               SE SW  S  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  S
WIND SPD                5  4  8  4  4  9 18 18 13 13 14 14 13 13  9  9  4  4  3
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     10          30          60          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00           1
SNOW                                      L  L
SNOWSHWRS                           C  C        C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL                                        -1 -6-10
MIN CHILL                                            -6   -10          -1


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          30       7    35       8    15      -7    26       7    39
TEMP          19 29 14    9 24 34 16   11 13 14  0   -6 12 25 15    9 25 38
DEWPT         -2  0  5    2  5  7  8    4  4 -4 -7  -11  2  2  9    4 14 14
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     S      SE    NE      NE     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW B1 B1 OV   OV OV OV B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    10      70    80      20    10      10     5
SNOW                               L    L
SNOWSHWRS                                  D  D  S    S

$$
MTZ011-271100-
HAVRE-HILL MT
48.54N 109.76W ELEV. 2585 FT
935 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE          THU 02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      -4          20           1          19           4
TEMP                    3 -3 -4 -1 13 19 20 14  9  5  3  2 11 18 18 13  9  5  4
DEWPT                  -1 -7 -7 -6  3  4  5  9  6  1 -1 -2  2  2  4  7  5  1  0
RH                     83 82 86 79 63 51 51 80 87 83 83 83 66 49 53 76 83 83 83
WIND DIR               SE  E  E  E  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                9  6  9  5  6 11 12 12  9  9 11 11 12 12 11 11  9  9  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                      S  S
SNOWSHWRS                                       S  S
WIND CHILL            -12   -20                -4 -9-14-15 -5       -1 -4 -9-10
MIN CHILL             -12   -20   -20          -4   -14   -16    -1    -4   -10


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          31      12    34       7    15       1    23       7    32
TEMP          21 29 18   12 29 30 24   13 10 14  3    2 15 22 12    8 25 31
DEWPT          5  7 12    6 20 13 20    7 -1  2 -1   -3  3  2  9    5 12 14
PWIND DIR        SW       S     W       N    NW      NW     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW SC SC OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5    20      30    30      20    10      10     5
SNOW                         S  S  C    C
SNOWSHWRS                                  C  C  S    S

$$
MTZ051-271100-
LEWISTOWN-FERGUS MT
47.05N 109.46W ELEV. 4144 FT
935 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE          THU 02/26/15      FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      -1          23           1          18           1
TEMP                    3  2 -1  4 20 23 19 15 12  8  4  1 10 17 15  9  6  3  1
DEWPT                  -2 -4 -9 -5  4  5  5  9  8  4  1 -1  5  5  2  2  1 -3 -6
RH                     79 75 68 65 49 45 54 77 84 83 87 91 80 58 55 72 79 75 72
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD                9  9  9  5  5 11 10 10  8  8 10 10 10 10 10 10  9  9  6
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5          10          30          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
SNOW                                      C  C
SNOWSHWRS                                       C  C  S  S
WIND CHILL            -11-13-16                     -11-15 -4       -5 -8-11
MIN CHILL             -11   -16   -16               -11   -15    -1    -8   -14


DATE           03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          31      10    35       5    10      -5    22       9    36
TEMP          22 26 14   12 30 31 21   10  9  8 -2   -3 15 20 13   14 32 34
DEWPT          1  6  7    3 13 13 15    4  5 -2 -6   -7  2  4  8    6 17 18
PWIND DIR        SW       S     W       N    NW      NW     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW SC SC B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 SC SC B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5    10      70    60      20    10      10    10
SNOW                               L    L
SNOWSHWRS                                  L  L  S    S

$$



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