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AWUS85 KBYZ 161019  
RWSMT  
 
MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT  
319 AM MST TUE JAN 16 2018  
 
BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES CONTINUED OVERNIGHT EAST OF THE DIVIDE AS  
A STRONG ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM SAT OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS.  
TEMPERATURES LAST EVENING QUICKLY DROPPED INTO THE TEENS AND 20S  
BELOW ZERO FROM THE HI-LINE INTO SE MONTANA. AREAS OF LOW CLOUDS  
AND SOME FOG WERE LOCATED ALONG THE SOUTH CENTRAL FOOTHILLS AS  
WELL AS IN THE VALLEYS OF WESTERN MONTANA, OTHERWISE SKIES STAYED  
MOSTLY CLEAR. AT 3 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM 25 DEGREES IN GREAT  
FALLS TO TO -29 DEGREES IN HAVRE, A 54 DEGREE DIFFERENCE OVER  
ABOUT 100 MILES.  
 
FOR TODAY...THE BITTER COLD AIR ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS WILL  
BEGIN TO MODERATE TODAY AS WESTERLY WINDS INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON.  
SUNNY SKIES WILL PREVAIL, THOUGH LOW CLOUDS WILL REMAIN LOCKED IN  
TO SOME WESTERN VALLEY LOCATIONS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE MAINLY IN  
THE 30S AND 40S WEST OF THE DIVIDE INTO THE FOOTHILLS, WITH TEENS  
AND 20S FARTHER EAST.  
 

 
 
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