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.

haze

76°F

24°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed NW 20 MPH
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.73 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 18 Sep 01:53 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

Missoula/Bell Field MT

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

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sat

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 58. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west southwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of frost after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread frost, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 72.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 26 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 58. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Areas of frost after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Widespread frost, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Missoula/Bell Field MT
 46.93°N 114.1°W (Elev. 3314 ft)
3:50 am MDT Sep 18, 2021
2pm MDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm MDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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