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Rex Block Treats Us Nice Until Easter Weekend

Posted at 5:49 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 20:43:35-04

Welcome back Rex Block! No, Rex is not a real person but a weather pattern where a high pressure develops to the north of an area of low pressure. This setup can persist for days and that's exactly what will happen across the western United States including Montana over the next several days. With this particular Rex Block, Montana will generally be under high pressure with an area of low pressure to our south. So while Montana will be generally mild and dry this week, stormy weather will persist to our south. Tuesday will be another mild and partly cloudy day for the Treasure State. Highs will be in the 50s and low 60s but a cold front will slip into northern Montana late in the day. This front will bring a little light rain/snow mix to north-central Montana Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Any precipitation and clouds will clear quickly on Wednesday morning, but there will be cooler temperatures across most of Montana. Highs will range from the 20s and 30s across northeast areas, to the 40s and 50s farther south and west. After a chilly Wednesday night, Thursday will have a nice temperature rebound back into the 50s and 60s for highs. Good Friday will start out mild and partly cloudy, but an Easter weekend storm will approach later in the day. Clouds and showers will increase with the slight possibility of a thunderstorm. A cold front will move into Montana from Friday night into Saturday morning. With a drop in temperatures, precipitation will become predominantly snow on Saturday. The snow could be heavy at times with several inches accumulating in the lower elevations. Some of the mountains could see more than a foot of snow. Easter Sunday could start out with some clouds and an early snow shower, but skies will clear through the morning with sunshine and chilly temperatures through the afternoon. Highs will only be in the 20s and 30s for Easter Sunday, but there will be abundant sunshine for most of the day.
Have a great day and stay healthy.
Curtis Grevenitz