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Western Montana Zone Forecast

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National Weather Service Missoula MT

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



MTZ001-241000-

Kootenai/Cabinet Region-

Including the cities of Libby and Eureka

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly

cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 30s. 

.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of rain in the

afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. South winds to

15 mph. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain likely in the evening, then partly cloudy

with a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Chance of

precipitation 60 percent. Lows in the 30s. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and

snow. Highs in the 40s. 

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

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly

cloudy. Highs in the 40s. 

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

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

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

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in

the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

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

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy.

Highs in the 40s to lower 50s. 



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MTZ002-241000-

West Glacier Region-

Including the city of Swan Lake

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 20s to lower 30s. 

.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the 40s. Southwest winds

15 to 20 mph. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s.

Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. 

.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Windy

with southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Snow likely after midnight. Chance

of precipitation 90 percent. Snow level 6000 feet. Moderate snow

accumulations. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Windy with west

winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Snow likely in the morning, then a chance of snow and

a slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Patchy blowing snow in

the morning. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Colder. Highs in

the 30s to lower 40s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming

partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 17 to

24. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the 30s. 

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

showers after midnight. Lows 16 to 23. 

.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of snow showers in

the morning. Highs in the 30s. 

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

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 25. 

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s to lower 40s. 



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MTZ003-241000-

Flathead/Mission Valleys-

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

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 30s. 

.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. South

winds to 15 mph. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Snow likely after midnight. Chance

of precipitation 70 percent. Lows in the 30s. Southwest winds

15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain and

snow. Cooler. Highs in the 40s. 

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

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 26. 

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 19 to 26. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in

the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

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

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 40s. 



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MTZ004-241000-

Lower Clark Fork Region-

Including the cities of Noxon, Thompson Falls, and Superior

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Northwest

winds to 15 mph in the evening. 

.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly

cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 30s. 

.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of rain

and snow after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Lows

in the 30s. Windy with west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to

around 40 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain and

snow. Cooler. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow

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

the 20s. 

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 19 to 26. 

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 19 to 26. 

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in

the upper 30s to mid 40s. 

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

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 40s to lower 50s. 



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MTZ005-241000-

Missoula/Bitterroot Valleys-

Including the cities of Hamilton and Darby

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid to upper 20s. 

.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs near 50. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. 

.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. South winds to

15 mph. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely

after midnight. Chance of rain 60 percent. Lows in the 30s. West

winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY...A chance of rain and snow in the morning, then rain

and snow likely in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation

60 percent. Colder. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers and

a slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then mostly clear

after midnight. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Lows in the

lower to mid 20s. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs near 40. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 21. 

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 19 to 23. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower to mid 20s. 

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. 



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MTZ006-241000-

Bitterroot/Sapphire Mountains-

Including the city of Sula

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 20s. Northwest winds to

15 mph in the evening. 

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s.

.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 50s. South winds 15 to 20 mph. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear with a slight chance of rain in the

evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow after

midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Lows in the mid 20s

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

30 mph. 

.SATURDAY...A chance of snow in the morning, then rain and snow

likely in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow

showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows

16 to 23. 

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 13 to 20. 

.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 30s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow

showers in the evening, then mostly cloudy after midnight. Lows

16 to 23. 

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in

the mid 30s to lower 40s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 18 to 25. 

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 40s. 



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MTZ007-241000-

Butte/Blackfoot Region-

Including the cities of Anaconda, Deer Lodge, and Drummond

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 18 to 25. West winds to 15 mph in

the evening. 

.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly

cloudy. Highs in the 40s. 

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

clear. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest

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

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear with a chance of rain in the

evening, then rain likely and a chance of snow after midnight.

Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Lows in the mid 20s to lower

30s. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Snow likely. Rain likely in the afternoon. Chance of

precipitation 70 percent. Colder. Highs in the 30s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers

in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 14 to 21.

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 to 17. 

.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers.

Highs in the 30s. 

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

showers in the evening. Lows 12 to 19. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in

the 30s to lower 40s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 15 to 22. 

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



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MTZ043-241000-

Potomac/Seeley Lake Region-

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

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 20s. 

.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly

cloudy. Highs in the 40s. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 50s. Southwest winds to

15 mph. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Snow likely after midnight. Chance

of precipitation 70 percent. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s.

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

.SATURDAY...Rain and snow likely. Chance of precipitation

70 percent. Colder. Highs in the 30s to lower 40s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow

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

14 to 21. 

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly

cloudy. Lows 13 to 20. 

.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 30s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 14 to 21. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in

the 30s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 15 to 22. 

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s. 



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IDZ005-241000-

Northern Clearwater Mountains-

Including the cities of Pierce and Elk River

133 PM PDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the 20s to

lower 30s. 

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in

the 50s. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s.

.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. A chance of

snow after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Lows in

the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and

snow. Cooler. Highs in the 40s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing.

Lows 19 to 26. 

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

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

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows

18 to 25. 

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

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

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. 



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IDZ006-241000-

Southern Clearwater Mountains-

Including the cities of Powell, Elk City, and Dixie

133 PM PDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Clear. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows 20 to 34. 

.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 42 to

57. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the 20s to upper 30s. 

.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 49 to 64. South winds to 15 mph. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...A chance of rain in the evening, then rain and

snow likely after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Lows in the 20s to upper 30s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with

gusts to around 30 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain and

snow. Highs 33 to 48. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain

and snow showers in the evening, then mostly clear after

midnight. Lows 18 to 29. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 32 to 47. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 16 to 28. 

.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 34 to 49. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly

cloudy. Lows in the 20s to lower 30s. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 35 to 50. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper teens to lower 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 39 to 54. 



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IDZ007-241000-

Orofino/Grangeville Region-

Including the city of Kooskia

133 PM PDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 50s to upper 60s. South

winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph mainly south of

Highway 12. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain.

Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Southwest winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and

snow. Highs in the 40s to lower 50s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain

and snow showers in the evening, then mostly clear after

midnight. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

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

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 40s to lower 50s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows

in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 50s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s. 



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IDZ008-241000-

Lower Hells Canyon/Salmon River Region-

Including the cities of Riggins and White Bird

133 PM PDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 50s to mid 60s. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.

.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 50s to upper 60s. South

winds to 15 mph. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly

cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s to lower

40s. Southwest winds to 15 mph. 

.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and snow

in the afternoon. Highs in the 40s to mid 50s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming

partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s to mid 50s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s. 

.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 40s to mid 50s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s to upper 50s. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. 

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 48 to 61. 



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IDZ009-010-241000-

Western Lemhi County-Eastern Lemhi County-

Including the cities of Shoup, Salmon, and Leadore

233 PM MDT Wed Oct 23 2019



.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 18 to 25. 

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 50s. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A 50 percent chance of rain and

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

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain. A chance

of snow. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Colder. Highs in the

mid 30s to lower 40s. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of snow

showers in the evening. Lows 16 to 23. 

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 30s. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 12 to 19. 

.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 30s to lower 40s. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 17 to 24. 

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

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 17 to 24. 

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



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