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Very windy with more scattered showers possible

Posted at 8:08 AM, Nov 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-02 10:08:35-04

Happy Friday!

We have a lot going on weather-wise going into the weekend.

Low pressure system continues to build over the region this morning.

More rain showers to move back in late this morning and this afternoon.

Temperatures in the afternoon today are more mild in central MT. Highs will reach into the 50s.

But, it will be very windy. A High Wind Warning is now in effect.

From the National Weather Service:  NORTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-EASTERN GLACIER-

SOUTHERN ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT-

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MDT THIS AFTERNOON…

* WINDS…WEST 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* TIMING…WINDS WILL BEGIN TO PICK UP ALONG THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN

FRONT THIS MORNING, WITH STRONG WINDS PERSISTING THROUGH LATE

AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL PEAK AROUND LATE MORNING.

* IMPACTS…DAMAGING WINDS COULD BLOW DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES.

POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY

FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

Plus: CASCADE-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LEWIS AND CLARK-EASTERN PONDERA-EASTERN TETON-JUDITH BASIN-…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING… * WINDS…WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.* TIMING…WINDS WILL BEGIN TO PICK UP ALONG THE I-15 CORRIDOR FROM GREAT FALLS TO CONRAD LATER THIS MORNING, WITH STRONG WINDS PERSISTING THROUGH THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL PEAK AROUND DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

Snow is expected in northeastern portions of the state today, where Winter Weather Advisories have been issued for Eastern Roosevelt, Richland, Western Roosevelt and Central, Southern Valley Counties, Northern Phillips County.

A Winter Storm Warning has also been issued for the following counties: Daniels, Northern Valley,and Sheridan.

A Winter Weather Advisory will also go into effect this evening for Kings Hill Pass, where up to 7 inches could be seen there.