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National Weather Service Missoula MT

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



MTZ001-162300-

Kootenai/Cabinet Region-

Including the cities of Libby and Eureka

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING...



.TODAY...Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of areas of rain and

snow in the morning. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. North

winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon.

Gusts up to 35 mph. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 13 to 20. Northeast winds 15 to

20 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 12 to

19. 

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the upper

20s to mid 30s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 12 to 19. 

.MONDAY...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the mid 20s to

lower 30s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 10 to 17. 

.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the mid 20s to

lower 30s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 12 to 19. 

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and

snow after midnight. Lows in the 20s to lower 30s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. A

chance of rain. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Highs in the

mid 20s to lower 30s. 



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MTZ002-162300-

West Glacier Region-

Including the city of Swan Lake

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING...



.TODAY...Snow likely in the morning, then areas of snow in the

afternoon. Areas of blowing snow in the morning. Chance of snow

90 percent. Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Highs in the

upper 20s to mid 30s. North winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the

northeast 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph. 

.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow in the

evening, then clear after midnight. Lows 6 to 13. East winds

15 to 25 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 20s to lower 30s.

Southwest winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 6 to

13. 

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the mid

20s to lower 30s. Southwest winds to 15 mph. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 10 to

17. 

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the mid

20s to lower 30s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 13 to

20. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the upper

20s to mid 30s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 16 to

23. 

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 20s to lower 30s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Cloudy with a slight chance of snow. A chance

of rain. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Highs in the upper

20s to mid 30s. 



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MTZ003-162300-

Flathead/Mission Valleys-

Including the cities of Kalispell, Polson, and St. Ignatius

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING...



.TODAY...Areas of snow. Rain likely in the morning, then areas of

rain early in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Little or no new snow accumulation. Highs in the mid 30s to lower

40s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the northeast 15 to

25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of snow in the

evening. Lows 14 to 21. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts

to around 30 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchyfreezing fog through the

night. Lows 7 to 14. 

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog through the day.

Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog through the night.

Lows 9 to 16. 

.MONDAY...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog through the day. Highs in

the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog through the night.

Lows 7 to 14. 

.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the mid 20s to

lower 30s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 9 to 16. 

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 20s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain.

Slight chance of snow in the morning. Chance of precipitation

20 percent. Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 



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MTZ004-162300-

Lower Clark Fork Region-

Including the cities of Noxon, Thompson Falls, and Superior

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SATURDAY...



.TODAY...Snow likely and areas of rain. Chance of precipitation

80 percent. Snow level 3500 feet. Snow accumulations of 1 to

2 inches. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. West winds to 15 mph

shifting to the northeast 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around

30 mph in the afternoon. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow in the

evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Colder. Lows 15 to 22.

East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 30s. East winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 12 to

19. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the mid 30s

to lower 40s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 15 to 22. 

.MONDAY...Cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the upper 20s to

mid 30s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 18 to

25. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the upper

20s to mid 30s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows in the

20s. 

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s to lower

30s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of

rain and snow. Highs in the 30s. 



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MTZ005-162300-

Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys-

Including the cities of Hamilton and Darby

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO

5 AM MST SATURDAY...



.TODAY...Rain likely until late afternoon, then rain and snow

likely late in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Little or no new snow accumulation. Highs in the upper 30s to mid

40s. West winds to 15 mph shifting to the north in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow in the

evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Colder. Lows 15 to 19.

Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 30s.

Southeast winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 8 to 15. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Highs

in the lower to mid 30s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 10 to 16. 

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs near 30. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 13 to 18. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the lower

to mid 30s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 12 to

17. 

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s to mid

30s. 



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MTZ006-162300-

Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains-

Including the city of Sula

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SATURDAY...



.TODAY...Snow likely in the morning, then rain and snow likely in

the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Snow level

4500 feet. Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Highs in the 30s

to lower 40s. West winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the northwest

to 15 mph in the afternoon. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly

cloudy. A 50 percent chance of snow. Lows 11 to 18. Northeast

winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 7 to 14. 

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 30s. South winds to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 11 to 18. 

.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 30s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 15 to 22. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 30s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 17 to 24. 

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow

after midnight. Lows in the 20s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of

snow. Highs in the 30s. 



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MTZ007-162300-

Butte/Blackfoot Region-

Including the cities of Anaconda, Deer Lodge, and Drummond

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO

5 AM MST SATURDAY...



.TODAY...Snow likely. Chance of snow 90 percent. Snow

accumulations of 2 to 3 inches. Highs in the 30s. West winds to

15 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow in the

evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Colder. Lows 5 to 12.

Northeast winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

South winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Very cold. Lows 2 below to 5 above zero. 

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Bitterly cold. Highs in the 30s. Wind chill readings 10 below to

20 below zero. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 4 to 11. 

.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the 30s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 8 to 15. 

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the 30s

to lower 40s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 12 to

19. 

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 18 to 25. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the 30s. 



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MTZ043-162300-

Potomac/Seeley Lake Region-

Including the cities of East Missoula, Seeley Lake, and Clinton

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SATURDAY...



.TODAY...Snow likely. Rain likely until late afternoon. Chance of

precipitation 90 percent. Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches.

Highs in the 30s. Northeast winds to 15 mph in the afternoon. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow in the

evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Colder. Lows 8 to 15.

East winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Southeast winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 6 to 13. 

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 8 to 15. 

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows12 to 19. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the upper

20s to mid 30s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 15 to

22. 

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 20s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s to mid

30s. 



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IDZ005-162300-

Northern Clearwater Mountains-

Including the cities of Pierce and Elk River

252 AM PST Fri Nov 16 2018



.TODAY...Rain and snow likely in the morning, then areas of rain

in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. No snow

accumulation. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 18 to

25. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Patchy freezing fog after midnight. Lows

15 to 22. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Highs

in the 40s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 17 to 24. 

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the 40s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 18 to 25. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the upper

30s to mid 40s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog. Lows in the

20s. 

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly

cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain and snow after midnight.

Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. A chance

of snow in the morning. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Highs

in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 



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IDZ006-162300-

Southern Clearwater Mountains-

Including the cities of Powell, Elk City, and Dixie

252 AM PST Fri Nov 16 2018



.TODAY...Rain and snow likely until late afternoon, then rain

likely late in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Snow level 4500 feet. Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Highs

in the 30s to mid 40s. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain and

snow in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in

the 20s to lower 30s. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s to mid 40s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Patchy freezing fog after midnight. Lows

10 to 25. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Highs

in the mid 30s to upper 40s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog after midnight.

Lows 12 to 27. 

.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Highs

in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog after midnight.

Lows 15 to 30. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the upper

30s to mid 40s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog. Lows in the

20s to lower 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and

snow after midnight. Lows in the 20s to mid 30s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of

rain and snow. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. 



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IDZ007-162300-

Orofino/Grangeville Region-

Including the city of Kooskia

252 AM PST Fri Nov 16 2018



.TODAY...Rain likely. Chance of rain 70 percent. Highs in the

40s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph

mainly south of Highway 12 in the morning. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain in the

evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s

to lower 30s. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Areas of freezing fog after midnight.

Lows in the 20s. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Areas of freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the 40s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Areas of freezing fog after

midnight. Lows in the 20s. 

.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Areas of freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Areas of freezing fog after

midnight. Lows in the 20s. 

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Areas of freezing fog. Highs in the

upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Areas of freezing fog. Lows in

the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Areas of freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the 30s to mid 40s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain

after midnight. Lows in the 30s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of

rain. Highs in the 30s to mid 40s. 



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IDZ008-162300-

Lower Hells Canyon/Salmon River Region-

Including the cities of Riggins and White Bird

252 AM PST Fri Nov 16 2018



.TODAY...Cloudy with areas of rain. Areas of snow in the morning.

Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Highs in the lower 40s to mid

50s. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain in the

evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s

to mid 30s. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 40s to lower 50s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the 20s. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 40s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 20s. 

.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 40s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 20s to lower 30s. 

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 40s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 20s to mid 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 40s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming

mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and snow. Lows in the

30s to lower 40s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of

rain and snow. Highs in the 30s to upper 40s. 



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IDZ009-010-162300-

Western Lemhi County-Eastern Lemhi County-

Including the cities of Shoup, Salmon, and Leadore

352 AM MST Fri Nov 16 2018



.TODAY...Snow likely in the morning, then areas of rain and snow

in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Snow level

4500 feet. Little or no new snow accumulation. Highs in the mid

30s to lower 40s. 

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow in the

evening, then partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow after

midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Lows 16 to 23. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 6 to 13. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Highs

in the 30s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy freezing fog after

midnight. Lows 9 to 16. 

.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog in the morning. Highs

in the 30s to lower 40s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog after midnight.

Lows 9 to 16. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog. Highs in the mid

30s to lower 40s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog. Lows 16 to

23. 

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog in the morning.

Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 20s. 

.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of

snow. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. 



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