3 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

Wow, a beautiful weekend is expected across western Montana as we end the summer of 2014.  Autumn arrives Monday.

A very calm and tranquil weather pattern will be prevalent across the northern Rockies this weekend through the middle of next week.  We can expect sunny, warm days and clear, cool nights through Wednesday of next week.  Lows in the 30s in Butte to the 40s in Missoula, Bozeman and Kalispell.  Highs in the 70s Saturday and the 70s to lower 80s Sunday through Wednesday.  The warmer daytime highs will be in the Missoula area.

Weather models are still advertising a Pacific storm system to slowly move into the region by Friday of next week and next weekend.  Highs will drop to the 70s Thursday and the 60s to lower 70s next Friday.  A chance of rain Friday.

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First Alert Meteorologists

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Mark Heyka

Mark Heyka received a B.A. in broadcast journalism from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.

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Brooke Foster

Brooke Foster joined the NBC Montana team in March of 2006.

Matt Gray

Matt Gray

Matt joined the NBC Montana weather team in July 2013 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in meteorology.


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