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MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
310 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

THE WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION MOVED OUT OF EASTERN MONTANA DURING
THE AFTERNOON TODAY AHEAD OF A PASSING FRONTAL BOUNDARY...WHILE
STRONG WESTERLY WINDS SPREAD EAST ACROSS THE PLAINS BEHIND IT. GUSTS
OVER THE WESTERN PLAINS WERE MOSTLY IN THE 35 TO 45 MPH RANGE...BUT
GUSTS EXCEEDED 50 MPH FOR MOST OF THE DAY ALONG THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN
FRONT. THE WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT ALSO BROUGHT PRECIPITATION TO THE
MOUNTAIN AREAS WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

AT 3 PM...TEMPERATURES HAD WARMED MOSTLY INTO THE 40S TO MID 50S
BEHIND THE BOUNDARY...BUT WERE STILL IN THE 30S AHEAD OF IT ACROSS
FAR EASTERN MONTANA. THE COOL SPOT IN THE STATE WAS 30 AT
SIDNEY...WHILE THE WARM SPOTS WERE GREAT FALLS AND LIVINGSTON AT 57.

OVERNIGHT...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN MAY MOVE BACK INTO FAR NORTHEAST
MONTANA AND SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS.
HOWEVER...BREEZY WESTERLY DOWNSLOPE WINDS WILL KEEP THE REMAINDER OF
THE PLAINS AREAS DRY. TEMPERATURES WILL ONLY FALL INTO THE 30S
ACROSS MOST OF THE STATE...BUT 20S ARE POSSIBLE IN FAR NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

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WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS





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