The stagnant weather pattern will continue across western Montana. What you see is what you get through Wednesday as strong high pressure dominates the weather. That means clear and bitterly cold nights and sunny and cold days. Inversions, however, will keep low clouds over the Flathead and Mission Valleys of northwest Montana. A few ice crystals will fall through the air. Patchy freezing fog region wide. Lows below zero in Bozeman, Missoula and Butte to the 10s above zero in Kalispell. highs in the upper 10s and 20s.
Gradual changes will take place later this week as a storm system moves into the area. Highs in the 20s and 30s Thursday, warming to the 30s Friday and the 30s to around 40 by the weekend. A chance of rain and snow Friday and again Sunday and Monday.
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