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Montana Weather Summary
National Weather Service Great Falls MT 
346 PM MDT Thu May 25 2017

A strong area of low pressure continued to slowly move east from 
Southern Saskatchewan and into Southern Manitoba this afternoon. 
This area of low pressure, which was responsible for yesterday's 
strong winds, continued to bring breezy northwest winds to portions 
of North Central and Northeastern Montana. Wind speeds across this 
region were generally around 20 to 30 mph, with gusts near 40 mph. 
In addition to the breezy conditions, scattered rain and mountain 
snow showers were being observed across portions of both Eastern and 
Western Montana.

As of 3 pm, temperatures across the state generally ranged from the 
mid 40s to the mid 60s. The coldest location was at Mullan Pass, 
which reported a temperature of 45 degrees. The warmest locations 
were Eureka and Plains, which reported a temperature of 64 degrees.

For tonight, rain showers will slowly come to an end across far 
Eastern Montana near the midnight hour, with scattered rain and snow 
showers continuing across the higher elevations of Southwestern and 
Western Montana through the night. Low temperatures are expected to 
fall into the upper 30s to 40s, with the exception of the mountains 
where readings in the 20s will be common. Skies will also begin to 
clear for some areas east of the Continental Divide after the 
midnight hour.

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