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NZUS01 KTFX 211023
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-212300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS
330 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

Increasing cloudiness this morning as a Pacific cold front
approaches from the west. Cold front expected to push through north
central and southwest Montana this afternoon with showers developing
along and behind the front...mainly over the mountains. Atmosphere
to be slightly unstable, and may be enough for isolated
thunderstorms to develop as well. Colder air behind the front to
bring snow levels down to near 5500 feet with 1 to 3 inches of snow
possible above 7000 feet. Trough and associated weather to move off
to the east Wednesday morning with high pressure then rebuilding
over the area.



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000
AWUS85 KTFX 202125
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
330 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

SKIES WERE CLEAR ACROSS THE STATE TODAY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE
BEGINS TO MOVE EAST AHEAD OF THE NEXT PACIFIC COLD FRONT.
TEMPERATURES WERE MILD AND WELL ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE STATE.
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WERE BREEZY ALONG THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT.

TONIGHT...A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SATES BY THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS. INCREASING WESTERLY WINDS AND CAUSING SCATTERED
SHOWERS FOR MUCH OF WEST AND CENTRAL MONTANA. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
ABOVE NORMAL AHEAD OF THE FRONT AND AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE
TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR NORMAL.

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WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS








000
AWUS85 KTFX 202125
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
330 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

SKIES WERE CLEAR ACROSS THE STATE TODAY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE
BEGINS TO MOVE EAST AHEAD OF THE NEXT PACIFIC COLD FRONT.
TEMPERATURES WERE MILD AND WELL ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE STATE.
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WERE BREEZY ALONG THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT.

TONIGHT...A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SATES BY THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS. INCREASING WESTERLY WINDS AND CAUSING SCATTERED
SHOWERS FOR MUCH OF WEST AND CENTRAL MONTANA. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
ABOVE NORMAL AHEAD OF THE FRONT AND AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE
TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR NORMAL.

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WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS









000
NZUS01 KTFX 202035
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-211300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS
230 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

An upper trof will move to the Pacific Northwest by tomorrow
bringing an increase in moisture and instability to the Rocky
Mountain Front and Southwest Montana resulting in scattered showers
for much of the region. Temperatures are expected to be near normal
tonight.

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000
NZUS01 KTFX 200931
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-202300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS
330 AM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

Dry and warm conditions are expected today with near record highs
for some locations a ridge of high pressure continues to move over
the Treasure State. Temperatures will reach the upper 60s to mid
70s. A fast-moving Pacific weather system will bring a chance of
rain and mountain snow showers Tuesday and Tuesday night with
temperatures returning to seasonal averages. In the mountains above
7000 feet, 1 to 2 inches of snow is possible.

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000
AWUS85 KTFX 192120
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
320 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT KEPT SKIES MOSTLY SUNNY ACROSS MONTANA TODAY.
HOWEVER...AREAS OF FOG IN THE VALLEYS OF NORTHWEST MONTANA DID NOT
BURN OFF UNTIL EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WERE GENERALLY LIGHT
ACROSS THE STATE...BUT A SURFACE TROUGH OVER CENTRAL MONTANA ALLOWED
SOUTHWEST WINDS TO GUST BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH AT TIMES ALONG THE
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT.

AT 3 PM...TEMPERATURES HAD WARMED MOSTLY INTO THE 60S TO LOWER
70S...RANGING FROM 55 AT LIBBY...WHERE FOG HAD JUST DISSIPATED...TO
73 AT FORSYTH...FORT BENTON...GREAT FALLS...AND LIVINGSTON.

OVERNIGHT...SKIES WILL REMAIN MOSTLY CLEAR ACROSS THE STATE WITH
BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE ROCKIES. LOW
TEMPERATURES WILL MOSTLY FALL INTO THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S...EXCEPT
FOR MID 20S TO AROUND 30 IN SOME OF THE HIGHER WESTERN MONTANA
VALLEYS.

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WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS






000
AWUS85 KTFX 192120
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
320 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT KEPT SKIES MOSTLY SUNNY ACROSS MONTANA TODAY.
HOWEVER...AREAS OF FOG IN THE VALLEYS OF NORTHWEST MONTANA DID NOT
BURN OFF UNTIL EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WERE GENERALLY LIGHT
ACROSS THE STATE...BUT A SURFACE TROUGH OVER CENTRAL MONTANA ALLOWED
SOUTHWEST WINDS TO GUST BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH AT TIMES ALONG THE
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT.

AT 3 PM...TEMPERATURES HAD WARMED MOSTLY INTO THE 60S TO LOWER
70S...RANGING FROM 55 AT LIBBY...WHERE FOG HAD JUST DISSIPATED...TO
73 AT FORSYTH...FORT BENTON...GREAT FALLS...AND LIVINGSTON.

OVERNIGHT...SKIES WILL REMAIN MOSTLY CLEAR ACROSS THE STATE WITH
BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE ROCKIES. LOW
TEMPERATURES WILL MOSTLY FALL INTO THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S...EXCEPT
FOR MID 20S TO AROUND 30 IN SOME OF THE HIGHER WESTERN MONTANA
VALLEYS.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS







000
NZUS01 KTFX 191915
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-201300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS
115 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

High pressure aloft will gradually shift east of the region tonight
into Monday, but the resulting southwesterly flow aloft will
continue the dry and warming conditions with passing high
cloudiness. Lows tonight will mostly be in the mid 30s to mid 40s,
and highs on Monday will warm into the upper 60s to mid 70s. A
Pacific weather system will then bring a chance of showers to the
area Tuesday into Tuesday night, which will lower temperatures
closer to normal levels for this time of year.

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000
NZUS01 KTFX 191031
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-192300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS
425 AM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

High pressure will remain over the area today and Monday bringing
dry and mild conditions. Surface winds will be light. High
temperatures will be above seasonal averages with Monday`s readings
possibly reaching the mid 70s.

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000
AWUS85 KTFX 182128
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
328 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

A DISTURBANCE IN THE WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT CAUSED MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES
AND A FEW MOUNTAIN SHOWERS TO LINGER OVER NORTHWEST MONTANA INTO THE
AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE...SCATTERED MID AND HIGH CLOUDS MOVED OVER THE
STATE TODAY. THE DISTURBANCE ALSO CAUSED BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS
ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE EAST OF THE ROCKIES...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...WHERE WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WERE
COMMON.

AT 3 PM...TEMPERATURES HAD WARMED MOSTLY INTO THE 60S TO LOWER
70S...RANGING FROM 57 AT THOMPSON FALLS TO 75 AT LIVINGSTON.

OVERNIGHT...HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD INTO THE STATE...CAUSING
SKIES TO BECOME MOSTLY CLEAR WITH DECREASING WINDS. THIS MAY ALLOW
PATCHY FOG TO FORM IN SOME OF THE VALLEYS WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE. LOWS WILL MOSTLY FALL INTO THE MID 30S TO MID 40S...BUT
VALLEYS OF WESTERN MONTANA MAY SEE LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO NEAR 30.

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WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS






000
AWUS85 KTFX 182128
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
328 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

A DISTURBANCE IN THE WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT CAUSED MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES
AND A FEW MOUNTAIN SHOWERS TO LINGER OVER NORTHWEST MONTANA INTO THE
AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE...SCATTERED MID AND HIGH CLOUDS MOVED OVER THE
STATE TODAY. THE DISTURBANCE ALSO CAUSED BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS
ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE EAST OF THE ROCKIES...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA...WHERE WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WERE
COMMON.

AT 3 PM...TEMPERATURES HAD WARMED MOSTLY INTO THE 60S TO LOWER
70S...RANGING FROM 57 AT THOMPSON FALLS TO 75 AT LIVINGSTON.

OVERNIGHT...HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD INTO THE STATE...CAUSING
SKIES TO BECOME MOSTLY CLEAR WITH DECREASING WINDS. THIS MAY ALLOW
PATCHY FOG TO FORM IN SOME OF THE VALLEYS WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE. LOWS WILL MOSTLY FALL INTO THE MID 30S TO MID 40S...BUT
VALLEYS OF WESTERN MONTANA MAY SEE LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO NEAR 30.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS







000
NZUS01 KTFX 182000
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-191300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS
200 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

A weak disturbance aloft will move east of the area tonight,
allowing high pressure aloft to build back into Montana. This will
allow skies to become mostly clear with lighter winds into Sunday
night. Clouds and southerly winds will increase on Monday in advance
of the next weak weather system, which is expected to bring the next
chance for showers on Tuesday. Until then, temperatures will mostly
be 10 to 15 degrees warmer than normal to begin the week.

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000
NZUS01 KTFX 182000
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-191300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS
200 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

A weak disturbance aloft will move east of the area tonight,
allowing high pressure aloft to build back into Montana. This will
allow skies to become mostly clear with lighter winds into Sunday
night. Clouds and southerly winds will increase on Monday in advance
of the next weak weather system, which is expected to bring the next
chance for showers on Tuesday. Until then, temperatures will mostly
be 10 to 15 degrees warmer than normal to begin the week.

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