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Cold, Wintry Blast to Impact the Eastern States; Air Quality Issues Continue in the Northwest

The Arctic Storm that has impacted the Central U.S. will now move into the East with the potential for record cold temperatures, gusty winds, and widespread areas of snow or rain and snow mixed. Heavy lake effect snows will continue for some Great Lakes areas. Meanwhile, in the West, record warmth continues; and stagnant air remains entrenched in the Northwest. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Tue, Nov. 12, 2019 at 5:41:08 am MST

National Weather Service Great Falls, MTZoom

National Weather Service Bismarck, ND
National Weather Service Billings, MTNational Weather Service Rapid City, SD

Snow, perhaps beginning as a wintry mix in the southwest, will arrive this afternoon. Precipitation will change to all snow this evening before wrapping up Wednesday morning. Overall, a general 1 to 2 inches of snow is expected for NE MT, though up to 3 inches may occur over the higher terrain of the Little Rockies. When traveling, take it slow and allow some extra time to reach your destination should you encounter snow covered roads and reduced visibility. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for SW Phillips County from 5 PM this afternoon through 3 AM Wednesday morning.


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