Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KTFX 182306
Montana Weather Summary
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
405 PM MST Wed Jan 18 2017
Scattered mid and high cloudiness moved over Montana today, bringing
an occasional mix of rain, snow, and freezing drizzle to areas west
of the Continental Divide. Some valleys across Western and Southwest
Montana were still reporting some haze. Breezy southwest winds
gusting to between 30 and 45 mph also persisted throughout the day
along the east slopes of the Rockies.
At 3 pm...temperatures had only warmed into the 20s in the western
and southwest valleys and into the 30s in far eastern Montana, but
the breezy areas had warmed into the 40s and lower 50s. The coolest
reading was 19 degrees at West Yellowstone, while the warm spot was
Fort Benton at 55.
Overnight...The occasional mix of precipitation will continue over
the mountains of Western and Southwest Montana, but it will remain
dry east of the Rockies. Overall, winds will also decrease across
the state. Lows will mostly fall into the 20s to lower 30s, but
teens are likely in the southwest valleys.