Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 7:36AM||Sunset 7:52PM||Thursday March 21, 2019 3:43 PM MDT (21:43 UTC)||Moonrise 7:54PM||Moonset 7:24AM||Illumination 99%|
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Area Discussion for - Missoula, MT  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service missoula mt
209 pm mdt Thu mar 21 2019
Discussion Warmer temperatures continue to eat away at the
significant valley snow in camas prairie and western montana,
especially in lower valleys from bitterroot to missoula, mission
and flathead valleys. Local runoff ponding will continue and
should increase a little into Friday because of further moderation
in valley temperatures.
Otherwise, a mild and dry air mass will continue over north
central idaho, lemhi county, and western montana through much of
Friday with generally above normal temperatures during the
afternoons and near to below normal temperatures at night.
The first, in a series, of weather disturbances will brush lemhi
county, southwest montana and the southern clearwaters of idaho
late Friday and Friday evening with a few showers.
Another surge of moisture and weak disturbance is due Saturday
with the moisture and scattered showers gradually spreading
northward across the camas prairie, orofino and into west central
montana. The additional moisture will actually cause overnight
temperatures to further moderate with less freezing. This further
moderation in temperatures combined with a few showers should
support a little additional valley snow melt and a bit more
ponding runoff. In the missoula valley, the snow melt actually may
get to the point of diminishing melt return by this weekend.
However, in the bitterroot valley, mission valley, and drummond to
deerlodge and anaconda where the snow has been deeper, this
should mean more runoff.
The most significant weather disturbance appears to be due late
Saturday night and Sunday. The air mass will actually be cooling
by that point with snow levels lowering sufficiently for a return
of some light snow accumulations to higher mountain passes above
about 5000 feet. However, valley snow melt may combine with this
more significant area of showers to produce even more
ponding local runoff in the bitteroot valley, mission to flathead
valleys, and from drummond to deerlodge and anaconda. However,
widespread significant overland flooding from local snow
melt precipitation is not expected at this time. In addition, no
larger streams or rivers are expected to be impacted much.
A more active weather pattern appears to be instore for the
northern rockies next week with periods of showers and mountain
Aviation A low pressure system over the southwest and great
basin regions will cause some high and mid level clouds to start
working into northern rockies into tonight and Friday.
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|Kalispell, Glacier Park International Airport, MT||17 mi||48 min||S 5||10.00 mi||Fair||44°F||30°F||58%||1018.3 hPa|
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