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Montana Weather Summary
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
305 PM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

A large trough of low pressure extending from the Northern Rockies 
through the Northern Great Basin brought cool, cloudy and unsettled 
weather conditions to the Treasure State this afternoon. 
Precipitation was widespread over central, southwest and northeast 
portions of the state with showery conditions elsewhere. Snow levels 
ranged from 4000 to 5000 feet above sea level with snow over many 
mountain passes and a mixture of rain or snow at some lower 
elevation locations as well across central and southwest Montana. 

Afternoon temperatures were primarily in the 30s and 40s. At 3 pm 
MDT the coldest location was Butte at 33 degrees and the warmest 
location was Sidney at 47 degrees. 

For tonight, The large low pressure system will make slow progress to 
the northeast with precipitation continuing over eastern portions of 
the state and gradually decreasing over western portions of the 
state late tonight.