First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

A storm system is still sitting over the northern Rockies, bringing gusty winds, clouds and a few showers.  We will more sprinkles and showers with mountain snow showers tonight.  Even Butte may see a few flakes of snow mixed with the rain.  Lows in the 30s to around 40.

The storm finally begins exiting western Montana on Wednesday.  Clearing skies across northwest Montana around Kalispell with a few lingering morning showers ending from Missoula south and east to the Butte and Bozeman areas.  Some breaks in the clouds there by afternoon.  Highs will remain cool, with highs in the 50s.

With clearing or partial clearing skies Wednesday night, lows will drop to the upper 20s in Butte to the low to mid 30s elsewhere Thursday morning.  Most areas will experience frost and/or freezing conditions by Friday morning with lows in the 20s to lower 30s. 

Partly to mostly sunny skies Friday through the weekend and into next week.  This will be a very pleasant autumn period with highs in  the  60s to near 70 and lows in the 30s and 40s.

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