Heavy Snowfall in the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Concerns Over the West

A low pressure system will bring significant snowfall from the northern Rockies into 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. Across the East, temperatures will gradually turn cooler in most areas with scattered precipitation. Read More >

Current conditions at

THOMPSON FALLS (KTHM)

Lat: 47.5735°NLon: 115.28066°WElev: 2467ft.

NA

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed ENE 9 MPH
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.29 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 23 Oct 02:55 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

17 Miles S Happys Inn MT

Winter Weather Advisory until October 24, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until October 24, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 28. East southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 14. East southeast wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 3pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -9. East northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light northeast  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 28. East southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 14. East southeast wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Patchy blowing snow between 9am and 3pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -9. East northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 21. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
17 Miles S Happys Inn MT
 47.84°N 115.14°W (Elev. 4836 ft)
2:40 pm MDT Oct 23, 2020
4pm MDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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