Fire Weather Concerns Persist Across the West; Below Normal Temperatures for the Midwest and East

As a cold front moves through the western states, gusty conditions will bring fire weather concerns through the weekend from the interior Northwest into the Great Basin and Rockies. Elsewhere, temperatures will run ten or more degrees below normal from the Upper Midwest into much of the eastern U.S. Tropical development may bring heavy rainfall to parts of the western Gulf Coast this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Butte, Bert Mooney Airport (KBTM)

Lat: 45.95472°NLon: 112.4975°WElev: 5545ft.

haze

66°F

19°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.98 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 11:40 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Wise River MT

Red Flag Warning September 18, 01:00pm until September 18, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Areas of smoke. Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 9 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Haze then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 44. West wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 3am, then a slight chance of rain and snow.  Snow level 9800 feet lowering to 8800 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Snow level 8600 feet rising to 9500 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Areas of smoke. Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight. Widespread haze. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 9 to 17 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Saturday
Rain before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 44. West wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 3am, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Snow level 9800 feet lowering to 8800 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Snow level 8600 feet rising to 9500 feet in the afternoon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Wise River MT
 45.88°N 112.96°W (Elev. 8271 ft)
3:40 am MDT Sep 18, 2020
12pm MDT Sep 18, 2020-6pm MDT Sep 24, 2020
 
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