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Current conditions at

FORT BENTON (K79S)

Lat: 47.84511°NLon: 110.63648°WElev: 2869ft.

NA

57°F

14°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed SSE 11 MPH
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.18 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Mar 11:30 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Benton MT

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain, possibly mixing with snow after 3am, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain after noon, mixing with snow after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain and snow likely before midnight, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. North wind around 11 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. North northeast wind around 10 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain, possibly mixing with snow after 3am, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A chance of rain after noon, mixing with snow after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 27. North wind around 11 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. North northeast wind around 10 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Benton MT
 47.82°N 110.67°W (Elev. 2726 ft)
11:10 am MDT Mar 30, 2020
11am MDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm MDT Apr 5, 2020
 
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