Butte, MT

32.6°F / 0.3°C
Overcast
Windchill: 33°F / 0°C
Humidity: 81%
Dew Point: 27°F / -3°C
Wind: WSW at 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Wind Gust: 4.0 mph / 6.4 km/h
Pressure: 29.78 in / 1008 hPa (Falling)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: (FEW) : 4500 ft / 1371 m
Overcast (OVC) : 7500 ft / 2286 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 36°F / 2°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 13°F / -11°C
UV: 0 out of 16
Sunrise:8:08 AM MST
Sunset:4:47 PM MST
Moon Rise:6:23 AM MST
Moon Set:4:05 PM MST
Moon Phase Waning Crescent
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METAR KBTM 210553Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM FEW045 OVC075 01/M04 A2969 RMK AO2 SLP082 T00111044 10017 21022 58011
As of: 11:46 PM MST on December 20, 2014
Observed at: BTL/LAO, Butte, MT

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Forecast

Today
snow
45° | 28°F
| -2°C
Monday
chancesnow
34° | 10°F
| -12°C
Tuesday
partlycloudy
28° | 18°F
-2° | -8°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
Much Warmer than today.
Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 5 am MST Monday...
Saturday
Overcast with a chance of snow. High of 36F with a windchill as low as 19F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70%.
Saturday Night
Overcast with snow, then snow and rain after midnight. Low of 30F with a windchill as low as 19F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70%.
Sunday
Overcast with snow and rain. High of 45F. Breezy. Winds from the West at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of snow 70%.
Sunday Night
Overcast with snow. Low of 28F with a windchill as low as 18F. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70%.
Monday
Overcast with a chance of snow. High of 34F with a windchill as low as 16F. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 40% with accumulations up to 1 in. possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then overcast with a chance of snow. Low of 10F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy with a chance of snow, then a chance of snow in the afternoon. High of 28F with a windchill as low as 5F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 18F with a windchill as low as 10F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. High of 36F with a windchill as low as 7F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Overcast with a chance of snow. Fog overnight. Low of 19F with a windchill as low as 12F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20% with accumulations up to 1 in. possible.
Thursday
Overcast with a chance of snow and rain showers. Fog early. High of 30F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50% with accumulations up to 2 in. possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 7F with a windchill as low as -2F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly cloudy. High of 21F with a windchill as low as 9F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 0F with a windchill as low as -13F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Fog early. High of 28F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of snow. Fog overnight. Low of 9F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 50% with accumulations up to 4 in. possible.
Sunday
Overcast with a chance of snow. High of 18F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of -2F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Monday
Overcast with a chance of snow. High of 18F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Monday Night
Overcast with a chance of snow. Low of -6F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy. High of 18F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 1F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Wednesday
Clear. High of 21F. Winds less than 5 mph.

As of: 8:00 PM MST on December 20, 2014 from station KBTM
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Winter Weather Advisory

Expires 5:00 AM MST on December 22, 2014
Statement as of 10:28 am MST on December 20, 2014

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 7 PM this evening to
5 am MST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and slick roads... which is in effect
from 7 PM this evening to 5 am MST Monday. The Winter Storm Watch
is no longer in effect.

* * Impacts/timing: heavy wet snow will impact area passes this
evening through late Sunday. Heavy snow followed by rain could
make mountain roads very difficult or dangerous to travel on at
times. Lolo and lost trail passes will most likely be
impacted... with impacts also possible at Homestake...
McDonald... and marias passes. Many higher elevation locations
such as Georgetown Lake and Seeley Lake may receive several
inches of snow also.

* Snow accumulations: Lolo and lost trail passes will be most
impacted with expected snow accumulations of 6-12 inches in 24
hours. Homestake... McDonald... and marias passes should see 2-8
inches in 24 hours.

* Locations impacted include... bad Rock Canyon... Essex... Highway
83 Bigfork to Swan Lake... Marias Pass... Polebridge... Highway
93 Sula to Lost Trail Pass... Lolo Pass... Butte... Georgetown
Lake... Highway 12 Garrison to Elliston... Homestake pass...
MacDonald Pass... Highway 200 Bonner to Greenough... Highway 83
Seeley Lake to Condon... I-90 East Missoula to Bearmouth

Precautionary/preparedness actions...


A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.






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