Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Missoula, Missoula International Airport (KMSO)

Lat: 46.92083°NLon: 114.0925°WElev: 3199ft.

Clear

62°F

17°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SE 5 MPH
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.47 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 12:53 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles ESE Arlee MT

Wind Advisory September 18, 09:00am until September 18, 09:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Haze and
    Breezy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of rain after noon.  Widespread haze before noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 28 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.

    Breezy. Haze
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain before 3am, then rain and snow.  Snow level 8800 feet lowering to 7600 feet after midnight . Low around 34. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain and
    Breezy then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow before noon, then snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 35. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 33. West wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 48.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain after noon. Widespread haze before noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 28 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.
Saturday Night
Rain before 3am, then rain and snow. Snow level 8800 feet lowering to 7600 feet after midnight . Low around 34. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Snow before noon, then snow showers after noon. Some thunder is also possible. High near 35. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 33. West wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Snow level 9600 feet lowering to 8300 feet after midnight . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Snow level 7900 feet. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles ESE Arlee MT
 47.09°N 113.92°W (Elev. 7402 ft)
7:11 pm MDT Sep 17, 2021
1am MDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm MDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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