Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Current conditions at

Malmstrom Air Force Base (KGFA)

Lat: 47.5°NLon: 111.18333°WElev: 3527ft.

Lt Rain

53°F

12°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 13 MPH
Barometer 30.29 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 1:58 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Great Falls MT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely.  Areas of smoke. Cloudy, with a high near 61. East northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Areas of smoke. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Smoke

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. East wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Areas Smoke

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely. Areas of smoke. Cloudy, with a high near 61. East northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Areas of smoke. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 44. East northeast wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. East wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Great Falls MT
 47.5°N 111.28°W (Elev. 3399 ft)
2:50 pm MDT Aug 20, 2018
3pm MDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm MDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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