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Montana Weather Summary

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Montana Weather Summary

National Weather Service Great Falls MT 

335 PM MDT Mon Jun 18 2018

Today...A large and nearly stationary weather system over the 

western United States brought widespread rain showers to much of 

western and central Montana. A few thunderstorms also developed 

during the afternoon in southwest and south central Montana. 

Overall, most areas have received between 0.25 and 0.50 inches of 

rain so far, but locally higher amounts have fallen, especially in 

the central Montana mountains and on their east-facing foothills. 

Eastern Montana was mostly cloudy with a few bands of showers moving 

through the area. Winds were mostly out of the north to east at 5 to 

15 mph with gusts to 30 mph at times.

At 3 pm...Temperatures were mostly in the 50s and 60s, but low to 

mid 70s were common outside of the more widespread rain. The cool 

spot was West Yellowstone at 43 degrees, while the warmest reading 

was 75 degrees at both Glasgow and Wolf Point.

Overnight...Showers will continue to be widespread across western 

and central Montana, increasing minor flooding potential, but less 

shower coverage is expected in the east. Winds will also remain 

breezy out of the north and east. Lows east of the Rockies will 

generally be in the 50s, but 40s to lower 50s will be more common in 

the western mountain areas.