Much milder temperatures by mid-week - KXLH.com | Helena, Montana

Much milder temperatures by mid-week

Posted: Mar 05, 2018 10:26 AM Updated:

The low pressure system that caused widespread snow throughout the day on Sunday is tracking east, still affecting areas in our northeastern counties.

Gusty northwest winds are also increasing throughout this morning causing blowing and drifting snow as well in Northeastern Montana.

A Winter Storm Warning in in effect through this evening due to the blowing and drifting snow which will cause hazardous travel. Many roads and schools are already closed. This Winter Storm Warning will affect the following cities of Malta, Saco, Glasgow, Fort Peck, Hinsdale, Frazer, Scobey, Wolf Point, Poplar, Winnett, Jordan, Circle, Whitewater, Zortman, and Opheim. 

As for central Montana, we can expect some scattered snow showers today. These are a result of the remaining moisture from the low pressure system. Most of the snow will be seen in the mountains of Central and Southwest Montana and along the Continental Divide as well.

Drier conditions are on the horizon through mid-week due to high pressure at the surface.

Temperatures are also on the rise throughout the week as well, we will be seeing to near 40s by mid-week, to get us closer to normal. These milder temperatures will continue throughout the weekend as well.

The next chance for some rain/snow for the region will be Friday before we see more drier conditions for the weekend. 

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