Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

WEST GLACIER (WGRM8)

Lat: 48.510611°NLon: 113.996769°WElev: 3165ft.

NA

34°F

1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 2 G 4 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 19 Dec 4:12 am MST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Columbia Falls MT

Winter Weather Advisory until December 19, 08:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until December 19, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and snow.  Low around 31. South southwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain.  Snow level rising to 5100 feet in the afternoon. Cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely before 2am, then snow showers likely.  Snow level 4500 feet lowering to 3400 feet after midnight . Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and snow. Low around 31. South southwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. South southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain. Snow level rising to 5100 feet in the afternoon. Cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night
Rain likely before 2am, then snow showers likely. Snow level 4500 feet lowering to 3400 feet after midnight . Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 20.
Christmas Day
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Columbia Falls MT
 48.47°N 114.14°W (Elev. 3401 ft)
3:14 am MST Dec 19, 2018
4am MST Dec 19, 2018-6pm MST Dec 25, 2018
 
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