First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

A very pleasant Monday night and Tuesday are expected across western Montana.  Clear and chilly overnight with lows in the lower 40s.  Sunny on Tuesday and warmer with highs in the low to mid 70s.  A few clouds will enter northwest Montana.

A storm currently over northern British Columbia will move southeast and impact northern Montana late Tuesday night and Wednesday.  There will be a good chance of showers in the Kalispell area with rain and high elevation snow in Glacier National Park.   Tourists and hikers need to be prepared for a change to wet and cold weather.  Temperatures area wide will fall 10 to 15 degrees below normal, with highs  in the upper 50s in Kalispell and the lower 60s in Missoula, Bozeman and Butte.

The storm will move out of the region, leaving very nice days ahead for the rest of the week and weekend, with a warming trend.  Highs will warm back to the mid 60s to mid 70s Friday and the 70s to near 80 by Sunday.  Sunny days are expected Thursday through the weekend.

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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.

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Matt Gray

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