Good evening everyone!
On Saturday, Great Falls received 4.9 inches of snow, setting a new record for October 17th, according to the National Weather Service. That broke the old record of 3.4 inches set in 1949. And it didn't stop there: 8.4 inches of snow fell in Great Falls on Sunday, October 18th, marking a new record for one-day snowfall in October. The NWS says that the previous record one-day snowfall high for October was 6.6 inches on October 13, 1975.
As for the week ahead - prepare for very cold temperatures and likely more snow. We will see temperatures stay above freezing for our highs over the next few days before dropping down to the 20s at night. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Wednesday at 9 a.m. through Thursday at 9 a.m. due to possible 3-6" of snow for many with 6-10" possible in the mountains.
Here's a look at your 7 Day Forecast.