Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Helena Regional Airport (KHLN)

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

light snow,mist

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed W 4 MPH
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.19 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 23 Oct 09:45 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Helena MT

Winter Storm Warning until October 24, 09:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until October 24, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sat

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 12. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly before 4pm.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 17. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 17 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after midnight. Low around 12. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow, mainly before 4pm. Areas of blowing snow. High near 17. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Helena MT
 46.58°N 112.01°W (Elev. 4111 ft)
8:27 pm MDT Oct 23, 2020
10pm MDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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