First Alert 48 Hour Forecast

Much improvement is expected in the weather across western Montana, although temperatures will be very cold through the weekend.

The storm that brought snow to the region is moving out of the northern Rockies.  There will be lingering snow showers and flurries around the Bozeman area Wednesday evening.  Otherwise, clear or clearing skies and frigid Wednesday night.  Lows dropping to well below zero in Butte and Bozeman to the single digits above zero in the Missoula and Kalispell areas. 

Partly to mostly sunny Thanksgiving Day.  Highs in the 10s in Butte and Bozeman to the 20s in Missoula and Kalispell.  More of the same is expected Friday.

Partly to mostly sunny Saturday with highs in the 20s.  Increasing clouds Sunday.  A slight chance of snow with highs in the 20s to around 30.

Milder temperatures and much more typical late November weather is expected next week.

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