Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kalispell, Glacier Park International Airport (KGPI)

Lat: 48.30417°NLon: 114.26361°WElev: 2972.0ft.

Partly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 9 MPH
Barometer 29.6 in (1002.37 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 01 Mar 10:00 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles WSW Bigfork MT

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. South southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near 33. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Snow Likely

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. South southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
Snow. High near 33. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles WSW Bigfork MT
 48.04°N 114.21°W (Elev. 2890 ft)
3:40 am MST Mar 1, 2024
10am MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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