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Zone Forecast Product for Central and Southwest Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

Spot temperatures and probabilities of measurable precipitation
are for today, tonight, and Wednesday.


MTZ009-182200-
Northern Rocky Mountain Front-
Including the cities of Browning, Heart Butte, Dupuyer,
East Glacier Park, and Kiowa
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 70 to 80. Southwest
winds up to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. Southwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy. A
20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 75 to 85.
Southwest winds up to 10 mph...increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...Not as warm. Mostly clear.
Lows 45 to 55. Highs 65 to 75.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 70 to 80.
Lows 50 to 55.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85.

$$

MTZ048-182200-
Southern Rocky Mountain Front-
Including the cities of Bynum, Choteau, and Pendroy
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 75 to 85. North winds
up to 10 mph...becoming south this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 45 to 55. West winds up to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Northwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 80 to 90. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...Not as warm. Mostly clear.
Lows 45 to 55. Highs 70 to 80.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 75 to 85.
Lows 45 to 55.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90.

$$

MTZ010-182200-
Eastern Glacier-
Including the cities of Cut Bank and Santa Rita
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs around 80. East winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming south this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 50 to 55. West winds up to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 80 to 85. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. Highs
75 to 80.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55.
Highs 75 to 85.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs around 85.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Cut Bank     81     49     86  /   0      0      0


$$

MTZ046-182200-
Eastern Pondera-
Including the cities of Brady, Conrad, and Ledger
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 80 to 85. North winds
around 5 mph...becoming south this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 55. Northwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 85 to 90. Northwest winds
around 5 mph...becoming southwest in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 55. Highs
80 to 85.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs
80 to 85.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around
55. Highs around 85.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs around 90.

$$

MTZ049-182200-
Eastern Teton-
Including the cities of Fairfield, Dutton, and Power
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 80 to 85. North winds
around 5 mph...becoming south this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs around 90. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 55. North winds up
to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs around 90. Northwest winds around
5 mph...becoming southwest in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 55. Highs
80 to 85.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs
around 85.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 55.
Highs 85 to 90.

$$

MTZ044-182200-
Toole-
Including the cities of Devon, Shelby, Ethridge, and Galata
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 80 to 85. East winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming south this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 55. Northwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 85 to 90. West winds up to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 55.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Highs 80 to 85. Lows
around 50.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 55.
Highs 85 to 90.

$$

MTZ045-182200-
Liberty-
Including the cities of Chester, Joplin, Lothair, and Whitlash
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 80 to 85. East winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming south this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 55 to 60. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming northeast after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 85 to 90. Northwest winds up to 10 mph...
becoming west in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 55.
.FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Highs 80 to 90. Lows 50 to
60.

$$

MTZ011-182200-
Hill-
Including the cities of Havre and Rocky Boy
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 80 to 85. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds up
to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 55 to 60. North winds up
to 10 mph...becoming east after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. A
20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90.
Northeast winds up to 10 mph...becoming southwest in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 to 60.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 80 to 90. Lows
50 to 60.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 90 to 95.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Havre        86     57     93  /   0     10      0


$$

MTZ047-182200-
Blaine-
Including the cities of Chinook, Lloyd, Zurich, Harlem, Hogeland,
Hays, and Lodge Pole
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 80 to 85. East winds
5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 55 to 60. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the morning...then sunny in the afternoon.
Highs 85 to 90. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 60. North winds up to
10 mph...becoming east after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 85 to 95. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 to 60.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 80 to 90. Lows
50 to 60.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs around 90.

$$

MTZ013-182200-
Chouteau-
Including the cities of Floweree, Carter, and Fort Benton
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 85 to 90. East winds up
to 10 mph...becoming southeast this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 55 to 60. East winds 5 to
10 mph...becoming south after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 90 to 95. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 60. North winds up to
10 mph...becoming east after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 90 to 95. West winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 60. Highs
85 to 90.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to
60. Highs 80 to 90.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Highs 85 to 95. Lows 55 to
60.

$$

MTZ012-182200-
Cascade-
Including the city of Great Falls
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 80 to 85. West winds up
to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 50 to 55. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph...becoming southwest after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 55. North winds up
to 10 mph...becoming southeast after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 95. West winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to
60. Highs 80 to 90.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 95.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Great Falls Arpt   87     55     91  /   0     30      0


$$

MTZ050-182200-
Judith Basin-
Including the cities of Raynesford, Geyser, Stanford, Windham,
Benchland, Hobson, and Moccasin
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 75 to 85. East winds up
to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 50 to 55. East winds up to
10 mph...becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming southeast after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 75 to 85. Lows
45 to 55.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 70 to 80. Lows
50 to 55.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 75 to 85. Lows
50 to 60.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90.

$$

MTZ051-182200-
Fergus-
Including the cities of Hilger and Lewistown
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Smoke this morning. Highs 80 to 85. East winds up
to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 55 to 60. Southeast winds
up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Highs 85 to 90. Northwest winds up
to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming east after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 95. South winds up to 10 mph...
becoming west in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 65.
Highs 80 to 90.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 to 60.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 95.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Lewistown    83     54     88  /  10     30     10


$$

MTZ014-182200-
Central and Southern Lewis and Clark-
Including the city of Helena
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. West winds up to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 50 to 55. Northwest winds
up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. North winds up to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. West winds around 5 mph...
becoming southwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. Highs
75 to 85.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to
55. Highs 75 to 85.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Highs 80 to 90. Lows 50 to
55.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Helena       87     57     92  /   0     10      0


$$

MTZ052-182200-
Jefferson-
Including the cities of Montana City, Clancy, Boulder, Corbin,
Wickes, and Whitehall
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny until late afternoon...then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs 75 to 85. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Northwest winds up to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. North winds around 5 mph...
becoming southwest in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. Northwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. West winds around 5 mph...
becoming southwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55.
Highs 75 to 85.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90.

$$

MTZ053-182200-
Broadwater-
Including the cities of Toston, Townsend, and Winston
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny until late afternoon...then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs 80 to 85. Northwest winds around 5 mph...becoming
east this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. North winds up to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. East winds around 5 mph...
becoming northwest in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. Northeast winds
up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 85.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
Highs 80 to 90.

$$

MTZ054-182200-
Meagher-
Including the cities of Martinsdale, Checkerboard, Ringling,
and White Sulphur Springs
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. South winds around 5 mph...
becoming west this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 45 to 50. Northeast winds up
to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. North winds up
to 10 mph...becoming southeast after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 80.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Highs
75 to 85.

$$

MTZ055-182200-
Gallatin-
Including the cities of Bozeman and Gallatin Gateway
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny until late afternoon...then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs 75 to 85. Southwest winds around 5 mph...becoming
west this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph...becoming south after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. West winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. South winds up to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. West winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55.
Highs 75 to 85.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Bozeman Airport   87     50     91  /   0      0      0
Bozeman MSU   84     53     87  /   0      0      0
West Yellowstone   80     43     84  /  10      0      0


$$

MTZ015-182200-
Madison-
Including the cities of Harrison, Pony, Waterloo, Cameron, Ennis,
Jeffers, and McAllister
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny until late afternoon...then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs 75 to 85. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph...becoming southwest after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 75 to 85. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. Southwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. Southwest winds up to 10 mph...
increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55.
Highs 75 to 85.

$$

MTZ008-182200-
Beaverhead-
Including the cities of Dewey, Wisdom, and Wise River
308 AM MDT Tue Jul 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny until late afternoon...then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs 75 to 80. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Southwest winds up to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Southwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. Southwest winds up to 10 mph...
increasing to 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 70 to 80.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Highs
75 to 85.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Dillon       86     51     89  /   0      0      0


$$

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