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Zone Forecast Product for Central and Southwest Montana
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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


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

.TODAY...Windy, sunny. Areas of smoke this morning. Highs 70 to
80. West winds 10 to 20 mph...increasing to 20 to 30 mph this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy, cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. West
winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 65 to 75. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 65 to 75. West winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 70 to 75.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to
50. Highs 75 to 80.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 70 to 80.
Lows around 50.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 70 to 80.

$$

MTZ048-182200-
Southern Rocky Mountain Front-
Including the cities of Bynum, Choteau, and Pendroy
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Breezy, sunny. Areas of smoke this morning. Highs 75 to
85. West winds 10 to 15 mph...increasing to 15 to 25 mph with
gusts up to 35 mph this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. West winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 70 to 80. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 70 to 80. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. Highs
75 to 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50.
Highs 75 to 85.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55.
Highs 75 to 80.

$$

MTZ010-182200-
Eastern Glacier-
Including the cities of Cut Bank and Santa Rita
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Breezy, sunny. Highs 80 to 85. West winds 10 to 15 mph...
increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy, cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. West
winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 70 to 75. North winds 10 to
15 mph...becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs around 75. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 75 to 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to
55. Highs 80 to 85.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 80 to 85.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Cut Bank     86     49     77  /   0      0      0


$$

MTZ046-182200-
Eastern Pondera-
Including the cities of Brady, Conrad, and Ledger
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. West winds up to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs
around 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to
55. Highs around 85.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs around 85.

$$

MTZ049-182200-
Eastern Teton-
Including the cities of Fairfield, Dutton, and Power
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs around 90. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Sunny. Highs around 80. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. West winds up to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs around 80. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs
around 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
Highs 85 to 90.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55.
Highs around 85.

$$

MTZ044-182200-
Toole-
Including the cities of Devon, Shelby, Ethridge, and Galata
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows around 50. West winds 15 to
25 mph...diminishing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. North winds 5 to
10 mph...becoming west after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
Highs 85 to 90.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 55.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs around 85.

$$

MTZ045-182200-
Liberty-
Including the cities of Chester, Joplin, Lothair, and Whitlash
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming east after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs
around 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to
55. Highs 85 to 90.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 80 to 85.

$$

MTZ011-182200-
Hill-
Including the cities of Havre and Rocky Boy
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 90 to 95. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming east after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning...then becoming sunny.
Highs around 80. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming northwest
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs
80 to 85.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs
85 to 90.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 55.
Highs 85 to 90.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Havre        92     54     80  /   0      0      0


$$

MTZ047-182200-
Blaine-
Including the cities of Chinook, Lloyd, Zurich, Harlem, Hogeland,
Hays, and Lodge Pole
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming east after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs around 80. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph...becoming southwest in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs
80 to 85.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to
55. Highs 85 to 90.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 85 to 90.

$$

MTZ013-182200-
Chouteau-
Including the cities of Floweree, Carter, and Fort Benton
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 90 to 95. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming southeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs
80 to 85.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to
60. Highs 85 to 90.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 85 to 90.

$$

MTZ012-182200-
Cascade-
Including the city of Great Falls
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph...becoming southwest after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs
80 to 85.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
Highs 85 to 90.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 55.
Highs 80 to 85.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Great Falls Arpt   91     53     83  /   0      0      0


$$

MTZ050-182200-
Judith Basin-
Including the cities of Raynesford, Geyser, Stanford, Windham,
Benchland, Hobson, and Moccasin
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. North winds 5 to
10 mph...becoming southwest after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs
75 to 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
Highs 80 to 85.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 to 85.

$$

MTZ051-182200-
Fergus-
Including the cities of Hilger and Lewistown
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 85 to 90. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 60. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 85. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Northeast winds
5 to 15 mph...becoming east 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning...then becoming sunny.
Highs 80 to 85. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming northwest
5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs
80 to 85.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60.
Highs 85 to 90.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 to 60.
Highs 80 to 85.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Lewistown    87     52     82  /   0      0      0


$$

MTZ014-182200-
Central and Southern Lewis and Clark-
Including the city of Helena
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Areas of smoke this morning. Highs 75 to 85.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming west 10 to 20 mph this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. West winds 10 to
15 mph...diminishing to up to 10 mph after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 70 to 80. West winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. Highs
75 to 85.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
Highs 80 to 85.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 to 85.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Helena       89     57     87  /   0      0      0


$$

MTZ052-182200-
Jefferson-
Including the cities of Montana City, Clancy, Boulder, Corbin,
Wickes, and Whitehall
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Areas of smoke this morning. Highs 75 to 85. West
winds up to 10 mph...increasing to 10 to 15 mph this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 75 to 85. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 70 to 80. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. Highs
75 to 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to
55. Highs 80 to 85.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 to 80.

$$

MTZ053-182200-
Broadwater-
Including the cities of Toston, Townsend, and Winston
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 80 to 90. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 80 to 85. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing.
Lows 50 to 55. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs
75 to 85.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55.
Highs 80 to 90.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 55.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 to 85.

$$

MTZ054-182200-
Meagher-
Including the cities of Martinsdale, Checkerboard, Ringling,
and White Sulphur Springs
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 75 to 80. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing.
Lows 45 to 50. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 80. West winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. Highs
75 to 80.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50.
Highs 80 to 85.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50.
Highs 75 to 80.

$$

MTZ055-182200-
Gallatin-
Including the cities of Bozeman and Gallatin Gateway
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 75 to 85. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing.
Lows 45 to 50. West winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs 70 to 80. West winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50. Highs
75 to 85.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 50. Highs
75 to 85.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 55. Highs
75 to 85.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 55.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 to 85.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Bozeman Airport   88     49     86  /   0      0      0
Bozeman MSU   86     51     84  /   0      0      0
West Yellowstone   78     34     77  /   0      0      0


$$

MTZ015-182200-
Madison-
Including the cities of Harrison, Pony, Waterloo, Cameron, Ennis,
Jeffers, and McAllister
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 75 to 85. Southwest winds up to 10 mph...
becoming west this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 75 to 85. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing.
Lows 45 to 50. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 70 to 80. West winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 70 to 80. Lows
45 to 50.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 75 to 85. Lows
45 to 50.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 75 to 85.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 70 to 80.

$$

MTZ008-182200-
Beaverhead-
Including the cities of Dewey, Wisdom, and Wise River
257 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Sunny. Highs 70 to 80. Southwest winds up to 10 mph...
becoming west this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 50. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 70 to 80. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 to 45. West winds 10 to
15 mph...becoming northwest after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs 70 to 80. West winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 45.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Highs 70 to 80.
Lows 45 to 50.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs 75 to 80.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows 45 to 50.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 70 to 75.

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION

Dillon       86     48     85  /   0      0      0


$$

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