Arctic Front to Bring Wintry Conditions and Bitter Cold

A strong arctic front will bring heavy snow and blowing snow and high winds across the North Plains. As the front moves south, bitter cold will spread across much of the western 2/3rds of the U.S. Heavy lake effect snow will continue downwind of the Great Lakes, and heavy snow and areas with a wintry mix can be expected in southwest Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Essex US-2 MP 179.9 (MTESX)

Lat: 48.28176°NLon: 113.60657°WElev: 3848ft.

unknown precip

32°F

0°C

Humidity 95%
Wind Speed SE 0 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 27 Jan 04:32 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles WSW Essex MT

Winter Storm Warning until January 28, 11:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 28, 11:00am

    NOW until
    11:00am Sat

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow.  Low around 31. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow.  High near 36. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow between 3am and 4am. Low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -5. East wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -16. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -6. East northeast wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 8 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow. Low around 31. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Snow. High near 36. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow. Patchy blowing snow between 3am and 4am. Low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -5. East wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Patchy blowing snow after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -16. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -6. East northeast wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -10.
Monday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles WSW Essex MT
 48.2°N 113.8°W (Elev. 3599 ft)
3:50 am MST Jan 27, 2023
5am MST Jan 27, 2023-6pm MST Feb 2, 2023
 
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