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Floodwaters Receding, But Scattered Showers Ahead

 While floodwaters continue to recede, there is stilll a FLOOD WATCH in effect until noon today for Lewistown and the surrounding areas. A FLOOD WARNING in Lewis and Clark County, and parts of other counties...

Flood Warnings remain in effect

The Lewis and Clark County Emergency Management Facebook page just wrote: The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has opened the spillway at Willow Creek Dam because the reservoir northwest of Augusta has reached capacity. This has...

Rainy First Day of Summer

​ It's the first day of Summer!  While we're all looking forward to floodwaters receding and more sunshine, today is unfortunately not going to bring us any dry weather. Flooding continues today in central Montana, while...

Governor Bullock declares State of Emergency in Cascade County, Lewis & Clark County, and...

HELENA - Governor Steve Bullock late Wednesday declared a State of Emergency in anticipation of possible major flooding in Cascade County and Lewis and Clark County and the City of Great Falls, and urged...

“Areal” flooding – what does that word mean?

Several people have contacted MTN News in recent weeks asking us about the word "areal," wondering if we are incorrectly trying to use the word "aerial" or "area." The answer: no. The word "areal" is...

NWS: Sun River sees third highest crest on record

GREAT FALLS- The Sun River at Simms is cresting now and it will be at above moderate flood stage through Thursday; residents can expect minor flooding all weekend. The National Weather Service in Great Falls...

Wet Weather and Flooding Continue

 The FLOOD WARNING in central Montana continues this morning, although river levels have slightly decreased overnight.  Later today, more scattered showers through central Montana are expected, which will keep water levels high. Thursday will...

Fearsome Flooding Once Again

Incredible rain totals on the Rocky Mountain Front of more than half a foot have resulted in washed out roads and bridges around Augusta.  Do not attempt to travel through this area between the...

Flood Watch Continues With More Rain Falling

A FLOOD WATCH remains in effect for parts of Montana.  Small streams and creeks The same storm that made for a soggy weekend continues to drench the state with more rain.  Already, rainfall totals...

Two Tropical Systems Send Moisture to Montana

It’s Father’s Day Weekend and a few big storms will converge on Montana making for a lot of wet weather.  Up to a couple inches of rain could fall in parts of Big Sky...

Heading Into a Wet Weekend

 While this Friday is starting out quiet for most folks in Montana, we're heading into a wet Father's Day weekend.  Moisture from Tropical Storm Bud in the Pacific Ocean will contribute to this rainy...

Dad’s Weekend Doused with Rain

It's Father's Day Weekend and a few big storms will converge on Montana making for a lot of wet weather.  Up to a couple inches of rain could fall in parts of Big Sky...

Rainy Morning Clearing Out This Afternoon

 Thursday is starting out drizzly in central Montana, but this moisture will not last all day.  This afternoon, things will start to clear up for Great Falls and Helena, while other locations in Montana...

When an Alaska Low Meets Tropical Storm Bud

Lots of rain is what happens when energy from Alaska meets up with tropical moisture in Montana.  This storm is still a few days away, but I'd plan on a wet weekend no matter...

Windy Wednesday Weather

 After a very chilly Tuesday, today's temperatures are already starting off much warmer.  Highs will be up in the 70s and 80s (approaching 90!) across Montana, although it will still be quite a windy day,...

After Mountain Snow, Record Lows Broken

Did you lose your garden or veggies to frost last night?  West Yellowstone shattered a 75 year old record low, getting all the way down to 11.  Lows in the 20s were common in...

Sunshine Makes a Comeback Today

 Hello, sunshine! After a rainy (and snowy) start to the week, things have cleared out.  After a chilly start in the morning, this Tuesday brings sunny skies and a gradual increase in temperatures to the Treasure...

Snow Now, Summery Sizzle Soon

June snow!  Snow squalls covered the ground in the higher terrain with a few inches for a few hours.  The snow won't last long if it hasn't melted already.  Tonight there is a FROST ADVISORY...

Mountain Snow and Scattered Showers Today

​ We may be less than two weeks away from the summer solstice, but it's snowing here in the Treasure State.  Along the Continental Divide and in the Beartooth/ Absaroka Mountains, snow is falling and...

Severe Storms, Summery Heat and Mountain Snow this Weekend

Expect a little bit of everything this weekend: 90 degrees, sunshine, severe storms, rapid temperature changes, chilly wind and even snow.  Friday night and most of Saturday will be very nice with warm temperatures...

90 Degrees and Snow This Weekend

While thunderstorms will continue Thursday night, a much bigger storm with significant changes hits this weekend.  Tonight, storms will continue until about midnight.  Friday will be a nice end to the workweek with mostly...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Fergus County

The National Weather Service has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING in Fergus County until 10:45 am. A severe thunderstorm is moving at 30 mph through central Montana.  Grass Range, Roy, Fergus, and Forestgrove will all...

Thundery Thursday Weather

​ Widespread rain and thunderstorms are rolling through Montana today.  Most of eastern and central has been categorized as having a "Marginal" Risk of severe thunderstorms developing, according to the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center. ...

Snow Back in this Montana June Forecast

Snow will fly in the mountains this weekend.  Elevations down to 5000' could see the flakes flying.  Before we get to the weekend, Thursday will be a stormy day with scattered thunderstorms throughout...

Wednesday Starting Clear, But Scattered Showers Coming Later

​ We've had a clear start to this Wednesday morning here in Montana, but the threat of scattered showers + thunderstorms this afternoon and evening still looms ahead.  The main areas that will see afternoon...