Friday, August 10th has already been a record breaking day for heat in Montana. Towns like Chester, Chinook, Choteau and Cut Bank have already broken their record
Record highs will be set, but temperatures will be so hot on Friday that the hottest temperature ever recorded for some towns will be challenged. 8/6/1961
2018’s hottest temperatures will be felt throughout Big Sky Country over the next few days. Not only will some record highs be set, the all-time
High temperatures today will be hotter than yesterday, but Thursday and Friday will be the hottest days this week. A HEAT ADVISORY will be in
Not only are record highs for the date likely, but the all-time hottest temperature ever recorded for some Montana towns will be challenged later this week.
Fire weather conditions will improve somewhat along with the air quality this weekend. However, wildfire danger is still very high.
Detected by radar, a smoke plume is visible coming from the center of the Bob Marshall Wilderness, just inside the northeast corner of Powell County.
While most of the state is very smoky with RED FLAG WARNING conditions, some relief is on the way for Saturday and Sunday (temporarily).
A RED FLAG WARNING has been issued for parts of Montana all the way through Friday. It’s the culmination of a very dry July, hot temperatures for the beginning of August, low humidity and an increase in wind from the west.
More wildfires throughout western North America means more smoke in the air over Montana. Most of the smoke is coming from fires in Idaho, Oregon, California and Canada.
This photo of the Park Creek Fire north of Lincoln is from exactly a year ago. What a different summer thus far, but weather conditions this week could lead to new wildfires and explosive growth.
HELENA – Scattered thunderstorms will continue into the weekend along with cooler than normal temperatures.
Thursday marks day 2 of severe thunderstorms in the state. At this time of year, “dry” thunderstorms that produce little to no rain are usually of grave concern.
What a contrast from last summer to this summer as far as wildfires, temperature and smoky skies. Last year at the end of July, drought and
July 2018 has been extremely dry but the last few days of the month will have more thunderstorms, and therefore more lightning. The saving grace