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Montana Weather Summary
National Weather Service Great Falls MT 
630 PM MST Wed Nov 22 2017

Moisture continued to surge into Montana from off the Pacific today, 
but once again, precipitation was mainly confined to areas along and 
west of the Continental Divide. There, a tenth of an inch to as much 
as a half an inch fell across the valleys. In the mountains, over an 
inch fell in some areas, especially in and around the Glacier 
National Park region. With the surge of moisture came above to well 
above normal temperatures, especially east of the Continental Divide 
where highs topped out in the 50s and 60s. A few locations even 
touched 70. 

Mild temperatures will once again continue on into Thanksgiving Day, 
especially east of the Continental Divide, with record or near 
record highs likely for some. Later in the day and overnight, a cold 
front will sweep southeast out of Canada with a chance of rain and 
high elevation snow. Cooler temperatures and lowering snow levels 
are expected behind the front by Friday. Along and ahead of the 
front, a period of breezy to windy conditions are expected. Some 
areas will see damaging wind gusts.