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Montana Weather Summary
National Weather Service Billings MT
424 AM MDT Sat Mar 17 2018
Areas of fog and low clouds prevailed across much of the state
overnight while some light snow lingered in the far eastern
sections. Visibility was as low as a quarter of a mile at some
locations such as Cut Bank, Lewistown and Big Timber.
Temperatures at 4 am were mainly in the 20s and 30s. The coolest
reading was 21 degrees at Dillon in the southwest. The warmest was
34 degrees in the city of Billings.
For today, areas of low clouds and fog will be stubborn through
the morning, but should diminish at most locations by afternoon
revealing a good deal of high cloudiness. Look for scattered rain
and snow showers to spread across the western half of the state.
Afternoon highs will be mainly in the 30s and 40s.
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
332 AM MDT Sat Mar 17 2018
This is the Regional Weather Summary for the eastern two thirds
of Montana, Southern Saskatchewan, and Western North Dakota.
Fog, low cloud and periods of light snow are expected over the
region through the weekend as a large storm system moves from the
mountains into the plains.
Fog and low cloud will linger today with highs in the 30s.
Tonight, light snow returns, mainly to central Montana. Fog could
linger over eastern Montana. Low temperatures will be in the low
to mid 20s.
Sunday the focus for snow shifts to the east. An inch or two of
accumulation is possible in western North Dakota. Highs will be
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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