Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Big Timber Airport (K6S0)

Lat: 45.80647°NLon: 109.97826°WElev: 4494.0ft.

Mist

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed N 13 MPH
Barometer 29.39 in (995.26 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 26 Feb 02:15 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

17 Miles WSW Melville MT

Winter Storm Warning until February 27, 05:00pm
High Wind Warning until February 26, 05:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
High Wind Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until February 27, 05:00pm
    High Wind Warning until February 26, 05:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -15. West northwest wind around 38 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 7 inches.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 2am.  Low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -25. West northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow

    Low: -3 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow.  High near 2. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    High: 2 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near -2 by 10pm, then rising to around 5 during the remainder of the night. Wind chill values as low as -30. West wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 38 to 43 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West southwest wind 45 to 55 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West southwest wind 40 to 45 mph decreasing to 28 to 33 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West southwest wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 38 to 43 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 26 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -15. West northwest wind around 38 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 7 inches.
Tonight
Snow, mainly before 2am. Low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -25. West northwest wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Tuesday
Snow. High near 2. Wind chill values as low as -25. West wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near -2 by 10pm, then rising to around 5 during the remainder of the night. Wind chill values as low as -30. West wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 38 to 43 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West southwest wind 45 to 55 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West southwest wind 40 to 45 mph decreasing to 28 to 33 mph after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West southwest wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 38 to 43 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Thursday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 26 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Snow. Temperature falling to around 15 by 1pm. South southwest wind 17 to 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Snow. Low around 14. South southwest wind 16 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Snow. High near 18. Southwest wind around 17 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Snow. Low around 7. South southwest wind 16 to 18 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. West wind 18 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
17 Miles WSW Melville MT
 46.02°N 110.28°W (Elev. 10400 ft)
1:35 pm MST Feb 26, 2024
2pm MST Feb 26, 2024-6pm MST Mar 3, 2024
 
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