Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Helena Regional Airport (KHLN)

Lat: 46.60445°NLon: 111.9892°WElev: 3874ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 2:20 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Helena MT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Helena MT
 46.58°N 112.04°W (Elev. 4413 ft)
12:07 am MDT Aug 18, 2018
2am MDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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