With a very cold and dry air mass in place, the coldest air of the winter season will arrive overnight.
By Sunday morning, most areas around Montana will be waking up with temperatures below zero.
This will lead to a very cold Christmas eve with highs only in the single digits and teens. Our next weather system moves in Christmas eve night. Snow will first start in north central Idaho, then spread east into parts of Montana by early Christmas morning.
Snowfall amounts will be light, between 1 and 3 inches.An active weather pattern will remain in place through next week with frequent disturbances causing a few inches of snow from time to time.
Temperatures through out next week will generally be below average with highs mostly in the low to mid 20's.
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