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Coastal Storm Impacting the Northeast U.S.; Severe Thunderstorms in the Plains

A coastal storm will continue to bring high winds and heavy rain which may cause flooding to coastal areas of the Northeast U.S. Tuesday and Tuesday night. Scattered severe thunderstorms associated with large hail, wind damage and isolated tornadoes are expected across parts of the southern and central Plains from late Tuesday afternoon through the evening into the overnight. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Tue, Oct. 26, 2021 at 6:55:17 am MDT

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National Weather Service Bismarck, ND
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Over the next couple days, a trough will move through the area with a tight pressure gradient leading to increased surface wind speeds. On Tuesday, winds will begin increasing out of the northwest at 15-25 mph with gusts reaching 30 mph. By Wednesday, winds will be the strongest out of the west at 20-30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph possible.
Here’s a broad look at the weather for the next 7 days across NE Montana. We have a few light rain showers to get through today, a windy Wednesday to look forward to (west at 20 to 30 mph, gusting to 45 mph), and a mild Friday up ahead with some afternoon light rain showers into Friday night. Looking beyond into Halloween, things take a turn for the colder with temperatures likely in the low to mid 30s during trick or treat time.


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