Heat Wave from Montana to the South

An extensive heat wave will consume the Central half of the U.S for the next few days. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from Montana into the South with the potential for a few record high temperatures in the north-central High Plains. Also, severe thunderstorms with hail and damaging winds are expected the next couple of days in the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Helena Regional Airport (KHLN)

Lat: 46.60445°NLon: 111.9892°WElev: 3874ft.

haze

73°F

23°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed NNW 3 MPH
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.27 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 27 Jul 08:55 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Helena MT

Heat Advisory until July 28, 12:00am
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 28, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Areas of smoke. Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Areas Smoke
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Widespread haze after 9pm. Areas of smoke before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Haze

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Widespread haze between 9am and 3pm. Areas of smoke after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Haze then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Areas of smoke before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Areas of smoke. Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Widespread haze after 9pm. Areas of smoke before 9pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Widespread haze between 9am and 3pm. Areas of smoke after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Areas of smoke before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north northeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Helena MT
 46.58°N 112.07°W (Elev. 4764 ft)
4:37 am MDT Jul 27, 2021
9am MDT Jul 27, 2021-6pm MDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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