Issued by NWS Missoula, MT
SXUS45 KMSO 040340
Recreation Forecast for Flathead Lake
National Weather Service Missoula MT
829 PM MST Sat Dec 3 2016
Note: The experimental wave height forecasts are representative of
the mid lake waters and downwind shores. Wave heights may be
significantly less on upwind shores.
...Winter Storm Watch in effect through Monday morning...
.Tonight...Breezy. Rain and snow likely early in the evening...
then a chance of rain and snow in the late evening and early
morning. rain and snow late in the night. Snow accumulation up to
1 inch. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up
to 40 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Waves 1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet.
.Sunday...Breezy. Rain and snow in the morning...then snow in the
afternoon. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Highs around 40.
West winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Waves 1 to 2 feet...locally up to 3 feet subsiding to around
1 foot...locally up to 2 feet late in the afternoon.
.Sunday Night...Colder. A chance of snow in the evening...then
snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches.
Lows in the mid 20s. North winds around 15 mph. Chance of snow
70 percent. Waves up to one foot.
.Monday...Colder. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow in the
morning...then a slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Highs in the mid 20s. Variable winds up to 10 mph. Chance of snow
40 percent. Waves up to one foot.