Gallatin

Air Quality Alert:

Issued at: 10:35 am MDT on August 29, 2015, expires at: 10:45 AM MDT on August 30, 2015
  • ...Air quality alert in effect until further notice... The Montana department of environmental quality has issued an air quality alert for all of north central and southwest Montana until further notice. An air quality alert means that particulates have been trending upwards and that an exceedence of the 24 hour National ambient air quality Standard (naaqs) has occurred or may occur in the near future. Air quality in Browning and Helena is currently very unhealthy. Air quality in St Mary...Great Falls...Bozeman...and Lewistown is currently unhealthy. When air quality levels are very unhealthy...state and local health officials recommend that people with respiratory or heart disease... the elderly...and children should avoid any outdoor activity; everyone else should avoid prolonged exertion. For more information...visit the Montana department of environmental quality at www.Todaysair.Mt.Gov. 1035 am MDT Sat Aug 29 2015 ...Air quality alert in effect until further notice... The Montana department of environmental quality has issued an air quality alert for all of north central and southwest Montana until further notice. An air quality alert means that particulates have been trending upwards and that an exceedence of the 24 hour National ambient air quality Standard (naaqs) has occurred or may occur in the near future. Air quality in Browning and Helena is currently very unhealthy. Air quality in St Mary...Great Falls...Bozeman...and Lewistown is currently unhealthy. When air quality levels are very unhealthy...state and local health officials recommend that people with respiratory or heart disease... the elderly...and children should avoid any outdoor activity; everyone else should avoid prolonged exertion. For more information...visit the Montana department of environmental quality at www.Todaysair.Mt.Gov. 1035 am MDT Sat Aug 29 2015 ...Air quality alert in effect until further notice... The Montana department of environmental quality has issued an air quality alert for all of north central and southwest Montana until further notice. An air quality alert means that particulates have been trending upwards and that an exceedence of the 24 hour National ambient air quality Standard (naaqs) has occurred or may occur in the near future. Air quality in Browning and Helena is currently very unhealthy. Air quality in St Mary...Great Falls...Bozeman...and Lewistown is currently unhealthy. When air quality levels are very unhealthy...state and local health officials recommend that people with respiratory or heart disease... the elderly...and children should avoid any outdoor activity; everyone else should avoid prolonged exertion. For more information...visit the Montana department of environmental quality at www.Todaysair.Mt.Gov.

First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

FIRE WEATHER WARNING 2 pm to 9 pm Saturday for our entire region. Wind gusts over 30 mph and isolated dry lightning will produce dangerous fire weather conditions.

Lake Wind Advisory 12 pm to 8 pm Saturday for Flathead Lake. 40 mph wind gusts are possible across the lake Saturday afternoon and evening, producing large waves.

Gusty winds and thunderstorms will continue through Saturday as a strong cold front moves in. Lows will be in the 50s overnight. A secondary cold front comes in Sunday which will actually give us a chance of rain! Rain totals, as in most cases this time of year, will be low. Highs Sunday will be in the 60s to upper 70s.

Cool weather continues but it will be dry early week with a chance for more showers late week.

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