First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

A Canadian cold front will move through Montana Wednesday night and Thursday.  It will bring clouds to the area along with some snow along the continental divide, mainly in Glacier National Park.  A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is posted Wednesday night until noon Thursday for Marias Pass where 2 to 4 inches of snow are possible  Elsewhere, a slight chance of a rain or snow shower around Kalispell and by morning in the Bozeman area of southwest Montana.  Lows in the 30s.  A few degrees cooler Thursday with highs in the upper 40s in Butte, around 50 in Bozeman and in the 50s in Missoula and Kalispell.

A beautiful autumn weather pattern unfolds Friday through the weekend and through most of next week.  We can expect partly to mostly sunny days and clear to partly cloudy and chilly nights.  Lows in the 20s to around 30 Friday and in the 30s to lower 40s this weekend and beyond.  Highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s Friday and in the 60s this weekend and next week.

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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.