Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to 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. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

YELLOW MULE (YLWM8)

Lat: 45.165833°NLon: 111.359444°WElev: 9200ft.

NA

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NNE 4 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 24 Oct 09:04 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

20 Miles S Big Sky MT

Winter Weather Advisory until October 24, 09:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
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    Winter Weather Advisory until October 24, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 6 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -10. West southwest wind 11 to 14 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -30. North northeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -30. North northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 6 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -25. North wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -7 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. South southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow. Patchy blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 6 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -10. West southwest wind 11 to 14 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 10pm. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -30. North northeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6. Wind chill values as low as -30. North northeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -25. North wind 9 to 13 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. South southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
20 Miles S Big Sky MT
 44.98°N 111.27°W (Elev. 8947 ft)
8:21 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
9am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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