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Montana Weather Summary
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
415 PM MDT Fri Mar 16 2018

Today...A Pacific weather system continued areas of rain, freezing
rain and snow over much of eastern Montana. This same system also
kept scattered rain and snow showers over the mountains of western
and southwest Montana. The east slopes of the Rockies avoided much
of the precipitation, but dense fog lingered there throughout the
day. Winds were generally light, but wind gusts to 25 mph occurred
out of the south through favored valleys in southwest Montana and
out of the east across far eastern Montana.

At 4 pm...Temperatures were mostly in the 30s east of the Rockies,
but they were in the 40s across the west. The cold spot was Ekalaka
at 23 degrees, while the warmest reading was 52 degrees in Missoula.

Overnight...The precipitation over eastern Montana will move north
and west to the Hi-Line, while the showers in the west increase and
shift south and east to be more over southwest Montana. In between
these two areas, fog will continue to be a problem. Temperatures
will mostly fall into the 20s, with lows in the teens in the

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