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.

Clear

36°F

2°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 12 MPH
Barometer 29.6 in (1002.37 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 01 Mar 09:35 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Bigfork MT

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near 33. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind around 6 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Snow Likely

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow. High near 33. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind around 6 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Bigfork MT
 48.06°N 113.99°W (Elev. 3061 ft)
3:40 am MST Mar 1, 2024
10am MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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