First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

Memorial Day will see a system move south into the Pacific Northwest from Canada during the early morning. This will kick off showers and isolated thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon. and evening. Western parts of our area, from Libby to Thompson Falls, the Bitterroot Valley to Butte and Dillon, will have a the best chance to see a thunderstorm on Monday. Highs will be in the upper 60s and low 70s.

Tuesday appears to have the makings of an active day with scattered thunderstorms possible across Southwest Montana during the afternoon, with showers and isolated thunder elsewhere.

Unsettled weather will continue through the middle of the week. Afternoon highs will be in the 60s and 70s with the daily threat of showers and isolated thunder. We will warm up further and dry out Friday and into next 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

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Matt Gray

Matt joined the NBC Montana weather team in July 2013 and fell in love with the Montana lifestyle.