Wednesday Morning Forecast: Arctic air on the way

Bitter cold drives temperatures below zero
Posted at 6:40 AM, Jan 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 08:41:12-05

Today's Forecast:
Your Wednesday will be the last mild day for a while with highs in the upper 30s and low 40s. There is a chance of a few isolated flurries for your Wednesday with limited accumulation expected. Winds will stay strong out of the west to southwest between 10-20 mph with gusts near 25 mph. Lows tonight will fall to the low 20s and middle teens.

BOZEMAN: High: 42; Low: 20. Isolated flurries are possible late in the day with highs topping out in the 40s. Winds will pick up to around 10-20 mph with gusts near 25 mph during the afternoon. Little accumulation is expected for Wednesday, though there could be as much as 1”-2” by Friday afternoon.

BUTTE: High: 36; Low: 14. Flakes are possible, but accumulation will not be significant for your Wednesday. Temperatures will stay in the middle 30s, but those heavier coats will come in handy as winds will stay out of the west between 10-20 mph.

DILLON: High: 34; Low: 15. Expect a slight chill in the air the light snow possible through the afternoon and evening.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: High: 28; Low: 9. Cool temperatures stick around with a few scattered snow showers moving through the region.

Arctic air is once again on the move and will impact southwest Montana early next week. The big change will begin in northern Montana early on Monday morning and will continue to slide into central and southwest Montana by Monday evening and Tuesday. Highs will fall to the single digits by Tuesday and will bring overnight lows down below zero as early as Monday evening. With this arctic blast you should expect snow showers, gusty wind, and low visibility at times.