Storm system to impact western Montana


A Pacific storm system will be bringing an increasing chance of rain and snow to western Montana.

Valley rain and graupel showers and mountain snow showers will develop Sunday night and continue Monday. Snow levels will be around 5500 feet west of the divide and 6000 feet east of the divide. There is a chance of an inch or two of snow at places like West Yellowstone and Big Sky.

Lows Sunday night in the 30s and highs Monday in the 40s to lower 50s.

A break from the precipitation will occur Tuesday with partly cloudy skies. Highs will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

Another storm system will bring late day showers to the Missoula and Kalispell areas on Wednesday. Most of the day will be dry with the best chance of rain and mountain snow Wednesday night and Thursday.

A slight chance of showers Friday through next weekend. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s.