Wintry Weather in the Northern Tier; Fire Weather Threats in Southern California

Two Canadian systems will produce heavy snow downwind of Great Lakes Erie and Ontario, and a wintry mix in the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys. Snow, heavy in places, will spread across the Rockies and 4-Corners area through early this week. A developing system in southern California may produce high winds and critical fire weather threats, and, areas of heavy rain early this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Essex US-2 MP 179.9 (MTESX)

Lat: 48.28176°NLon: 113.60657°WElev: 3848ft.

unknown precip

41°F

5°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SSE 8 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 13 Jan 07:00 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WNW Essex MT

Winter Weather Advisory until January 18, 08:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 18, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Mon

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow.  High near 24. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -4. West southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West southwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow. High near 24. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
M.L.King Day
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 13 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -4. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. West southwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
A chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WNW Essex MT
 48.31°N 113.73°W (Elev. 6906 ft)
6:20 am MST Jan 17, 2021
10am MST Jan 17, 2021-6pm MST Jan 23, 2021
 
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