Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Helena Regional Airport (KHLN)

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

Haze

59°F

15°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 3 MPH
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 3:05 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Helena MT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Widespread smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Widespread smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. North wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Widespread smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Widespread smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. North wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Helena MT
 46.61°N 111.99°W (Elev. 3878 ft)
10:19 pm MDT Aug 19, 2018
3am MDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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