First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

Moderate impacts on our Severe Weather Tracker fro Missoula and Kalispell due to the threat of thunderstorms.

A storm system in British Columbia will send several pieces of energy our way. The first piece of energy will arrive today. Afternoon showers and thunderstorm will develop fro areas along and north of I-90. Only a slight chance is expected in Butte and Bozeman.  Highs in the upper 70s to the mid 80s.

The next piece of energy will arrive Wednesday. There is a good chance of showers and storms for Missoula to Kalispell, where strong storms are possible. Some of the storms may contain damaging winds, small hail and lightning. Temperatures will be warm to hot with highs in the 80s and low 90s.

A cold front will knock temperatures down quite a bit for Thursday. Highs will be in the upper 60 for Kalispell with highs in the 70s elsewhere.

The cool down will be short. Highs will return to the 80s this weekend with the upper 80s to mid 90s by Monday.

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