First Alert Forecast: Smoky Sunshine

Mostly sunny and hazy Friday with highs in the 80s to around 90s. A west northwest flow will continue to bring smoke into western Montana from fires in Washington and British Columbia. Air quality is being reported as unhealthy for sensitive groups for much of the region. This weekend there will be a chance of isolated storms across northwest Montana Saturday afternoon and area wide on Sunday afternoon.  Otherwise, partly to mostly sunny with highs in the upper 70s in Kalispell to the 80s in Bozeman, Missoula and Butte.

Next week, temperatures will be slightly cooler with highs in the upper 70s to upper 80s with increasing afternoon winds. Monsoon moisture will work it's way into southwest Montana, increasing our chance for showers and thunderstorms.

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