Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Missoula, Missoula International Airport (KMSO)

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

Haze

68°F

20°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed W 9 MPH
Barometer 30.18 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 10:35 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

Missoula/Bell Field MT

Red Flag Warning August 17, 12:00pm until August 18, 12:00am
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Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Patchy smoke before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Widespread haze after noon. Patchy smoke before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Haze

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Haze

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Haze

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Haze

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Haze

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Patchy smoke before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Widespread haze after noon. Patchy smoke before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 87. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Monday
Widespread haze. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Widespread haze. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Widespread haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Widespread haze. Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Missoula/Bell Field MT
 46.93°N 114.1°W (Elev. 3194 ft)
9:50 am MDT Aug 17, 2018
11am MDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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