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AWUS85 KTFX 132150
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
250 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

A LINE OF MIXED PRECIPITATION ASSOCIATED WITH A DISTURBANCE ALOFT
MOVED ACROSS EASTERN MONTANA THIS AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
MIXED WITH SOME LIGHT SNOW WAS COMMON ACROSS NORTHEAST
MONTANA...WHERE ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE QUARTER INCH MADE FOR
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. PRECIPITATION WAS MOSTLY IN THE FORM OF RAIN
SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTHEAST MONTANA. IN THE WAKE OF THE TROUGH...A FEW
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS MOVED ACROSS CENTRAL MONTANA...AND SCATTERED
VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WERE COMMON IN THE WEST.
NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING BETWEEN 30 AND 50 MPH ALSO OCCURRED ACROSS
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA.

AT 2 PM MST...TEMPERATURES HAD MOSTLY WARMED INTO THE 30S AND
40S...BUT SOME LOCATIONS IN THE NORTHEAST WERE STILL IN THE 20S. THE
COOLEST LOCATION WAS PLENTYWOOD AT 21 DEGREES...WHILE THE WARM SPOT
WAS GREAT FALLS AT 49.

OVERNIGHT...CLOUDS AND SHOWERS WILL MOVE OUT OF EASTERN
MONTANA...BUT CLOUDS AND MOUNTAIN PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE OVER
THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE STATE. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES ALONG
AND WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. LOWS WILL MOSTLY BE IN THE 20S
TO LOWER 30S.

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WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS





000
NZUS01 KTFX 132133
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-141300-

REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
230 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

A NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL CONTINUE MILD AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WITH
MAINLY MOUNTAIN PRECIPITATION THROUGH THE EARLY PART OF THE WEEK.
LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES ALONG
THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE LATER TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. A WEAK
SHORTWAVE TROUGH IN THE FLOW WILL THEN BRING A BETTER CHANCE OF
SHOWERS TO LOWER ELEVATIONS MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. THIS DISTURBANCE
MAY ALSO CAUSE PERIODS OF STRONG WESTERLY SURFACE WINDS ACROSS MUCH
OF THE REGION. TEMPERATURES THROUGH WILL RANGE FROM 5 TO 10 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL IN SOUTHWEST MONTANA...AND FROM 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL MONTANA.

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NZUS01 KTFX 131211
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-132300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
511 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

TODAY WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTH-
CENTRAL MONTANA...AS A PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE
AREA. FREEZING FOG ACROSS EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE HI-LINE WILL
LIKELY DISSIPATE BY MID-MORNING. SCATTERED HIGHER-ELEVATION SNOW
SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND
IN THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST MONTANA. OTHERWISE ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE AT LOWER ELEVATIONS. HIGHS WILL GENERALLY REACH
THE LOW 30S TO MID 40S ACROSS SOUTHWEST MONTANA...WHILE NORTH-
CENTRAL MONTANA WILL HAVE HIGHS GENERALLY IN THE MID 40S TO MID 50S.

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NZUS01 KTFX 131211
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-132300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
511 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

TODAY WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTH-
CENTRAL MONTANA...AS A PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE
AREA. FREEZING FOG ACROSS EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE HI-LINE WILL
LIKELY DISSIPATE BY MID-MORNING. SCATTERED HIGHER-ELEVATION SNOW
SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND
IN THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST MONTANA. OTHERWISE ISOLATED RAIN
SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE AT LOWER ELEVATIONS. HIGHS WILL GENERALLY REACH
THE LOW 30S TO MID 40S ACROSS SOUTHWEST MONTANA...WHILE NORTH-
CENTRAL MONTANA WILL HAVE HIGHS GENERALLY IN THE MID 40S TO MID 50S.

$$





000
NZUS01 KTFX 122152
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-131300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
250 PM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

AREA OF LIGHT RAIN/SNOW THAT MOVED THROUGH CENTRAL MONTANA EARLIER
TODAY IS CURRENTLY EXITING INTO EASTERN MONTANA WITH CLEARING SKIES
BEHIND THE PRECIPITATION.  EXPECT MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE
REGION THIS EVENING AND MOST OF TONIGHT BEFORE THE NEXT PACIFIC
WEATHER SYSTEM ARRIVES EARLY SATURDAY MORNING, BRINGING SCATTERED
SHOWERS TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA.
INCREASING CLOUD COVER ON THE LEADING EDGE OF THE SYSTEM WILL SPREAD
EAST OF THE ROCKIES TONIGHT, KEEPING OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE 30S AT
LOWER ELEVATIONS.

$$





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NZUS01 KTFX 121241
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-122300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
541 AM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

VERY LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL MOVE ACROSS PARTS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHWEST MONTANA TODAY...MAINLY NORTH OF A HELENA TO LEWISTOWN
LINE. A FEW POCKETS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE AS WELL.
NO SIGNIFICANT ICE OR SNOW IS FORECAST AT THIS TIME. ALONG THE ROCKY
MOUNTAIN FRONT...THE WIND WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE LATE TONIGHT AND
REMAIN GUSTY INTO THE DAY SATURDAY. HIGHS TODAY WILL REACH THE 30S
AND 40S ALONG THE HI-LINE...WITH 40S AND 50S EXPECTED ELSEWHERE.
LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE 20S AND 30S.

$$





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AWUS85 KTFX 112301
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
355 PM MST THU FEB 11 2016

THE LIGHT SNOW ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA THIS MORNING DIMINISHED BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BUT LOW CLOUDS PERSISTED THERE THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
THERE WAS A NARROW BAND OF MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES ACROSS CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...BUT MUCH OF WESTERN MONTANA WAS MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED MOUNTAIN SHOWERS. WINDS WERE GENERALLY LIGHT
ACROSS THE STATE...BUT WIND GUSTS OUT OF THE WEST ALONG THE EAST
SLOPES OF THE ROCKIES WERE IN THE 25 TO 35 MPH RANGE AT TIMES.

AT 3 PM MST...TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE 20S AND 30S IN THE
EAST AND IN THE 40S AND 50S IN THE WEST. THE COOL SPOT WAS
PLENTYWOOD AT 21 DEGREES...WHILE THE WARMEST READING WAS 59 AT
BILLINGS.

OVERNIGHT...VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE OVER
THE MOUNTAIN AREAS OF WESTERN AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA. LIGHT SNOW WILL
ALSO REDEVELOP ACROSS THE EASTERN ONE-THIRD OF THE STATE.
PRECIPITATION IS NOT EXPECTED ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE ROCKIES
AND ADJACENT PLAINS...BUT SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES
WILL MOSTLY FALL INTO THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S...BUT LOWS IN THE
TEENS ARE LIKELY ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS





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AWUS85 KTFX 112301
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
355 PM MST THU FEB 11 2016

THE LIGHT SNOW ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA THIS MORNING DIMINISHED BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BUT LOW CLOUDS PERSISTED THERE THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
THERE WAS A NARROW BAND OF MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES ACROSS CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...BUT MUCH OF WESTERN MONTANA WAS MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED MOUNTAIN SHOWERS. WINDS WERE GENERALLY LIGHT
ACROSS THE STATE...BUT WIND GUSTS OUT OF THE WEST ALONG THE EAST
SLOPES OF THE ROCKIES WERE IN THE 25 TO 35 MPH RANGE AT TIMES.

AT 3 PM MST...TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE 20S AND 30S IN THE
EAST AND IN THE 40S AND 50S IN THE WEST. THE COOL SPOT WAS
PLENTYWOOD AT 21 DEGREES...WHILE THE WARMEST READING WAS 59 AT
BILLINGS.

OVERNIGHT...VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE OVER
THE MOUNTAIN AREAS OF WESTERN AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA. LIGHT SNOW WILL
ALSO REDEVELOP ACROSS THE EASTERN ONE-THIRD OF THE STATE.
PRECIPITATION IS NOT EXPECTED ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE ROCKIES
AND ADJACENT PLAINS...BUT SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES
WILL MOSTLY FALL INTO THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S...BUT LOWS IN THE
TEENS ARE LIKELY ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS





000
AWUS85 KTFX 112301
RWSMT

MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
355 PM MST THU FEB 11 2016

THE LIGHT SNOW ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA THIS MORNING DIMINISHED BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BUT LOW CLOUDS PERSISTED THERE THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
THERE WAS A NARROW BAND OF MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES ACROSS CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...BUT MUCH OF WESTERN MONTANA WAS MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED MOUNTAIN SHOWERS. WINDS WERE GENERALLY LIGHT
ACROSS THE STATE...BUT WIND GUSTS OUT OF THE WEST ALONG THE EAST
SLOPES OF THE ROCKIES WERE IN THE 25 TO 35 MPH RANGE AT TIMES.

AT 3 PM MST...TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE 20S AND 30S IN THE
EAST AND IN THE 40S AND 50S IN THE WEST. THE COOL SPOT WAS
PLENTYWOOD AT 21 DEGREES...WHILE THE WARMEST READING WAS 59 AT
BILLINGS.

OVERNIGHT...VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE OVER
THE MOUNTAIN AREAS OF WESTERN AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA. LIGHT SNOW WILL
ALSO REDEVELOP ACROSS THE EASTERN ONE-THIRD OF THE STATE.
PRECIPITATION IS NOT EXPECTED ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE ROCKIES
AND ADJACENT PLAINS...BUT SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES
WILL MOSTLY FALL INTO THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S...BUT LOWS IN THE
TEENS ARE LIKELY ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS




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NZUS01 KTFX 110857
RWSGTF
MTZ008>015-044>055-112300-
REGIONAL WEATHER SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
200 AM MST THU FEB 11 2016

TODAY WILL BE THE LAST NICE DAY ACROSS THE REGION...AS THE UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE THAT HAS BEEN OVER THE REGION THE PAST
FEW DAYS BEGINS TO BREAK DOWN. AFTERNOON HIGHS TODAY WILL BE IN THE
40S AND 50S...WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHERN
PLAINS. FOR FRIDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK...EXPECT
A PASSING RAIN OR SNOW SHOWER FROM TIME TO TIME...ALONG WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR STRONG WINDS MONDAY AND TUESDAY OVER NORTH CENTRAL MT.

$$





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