Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 5:42AM||Sunset 9:41PM||Sunday July 5, 2020 2:41 PM MDT (20:41 UTC)||Moonrise 9:29PM||Moonset 5:01AM||Illumination 100%|
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Area Discussion for - Missoula, MT  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS65 KMSO 052028 AFDMSO
Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Missoula MT 228 PM MDT Sun Jul 5 2020
DISCUSSION. Thunderstorms are starting along the Continental Divide this afternoon and will move northeast out of the area this evening. Anaconda to Butte is the only area west of the Continental Divide that we expect to be affected by these storms.
Otherwise, the region remains under the influence of southwest flow, with only one significant disturbance on Tuesday. Isolated showers and thunderstorms will affect part of central Idaho and western Montana most days except Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday a cold front will cause scattered coverage to numerous storms across the region, then on Wednesday there won't be any storms.
In the long term the uncertainty remains high as it usually does. However, we're starting to see signs of a big ridge forming sometime next week. There's about a 45 percent chance of the ridge forming early next week causing warm and dry weather. That may not sound like much, but it's the strongest signal we've seen of a big ridge yet this summer.
AVIATION. Afternoon convection will lead to fair weather cumulus clouds across most of the region with some thunderstorms along the Continental Divide. Thunderstorms are initiating near the Continental Divide and will be in the vicinity of terminal KBTM through about 00Z. Terminal KSMN will have some towering cumulus in the vicinity, but those are expected to move off to the northeast before becoming thunderstorms.
MSO WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. MT . None. ID . None.
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|Kalispell, Glacier Park International Airport, MT||42 mi||46 min||SE 4||10.00 mi||Fair||73°F||43°F||34%||1018.3 hPa|
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Wind History from GPI (wind in knots)
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