Much cooler air with precipitation expected

Posted at 3:33 PM, Aug 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-26 17:33:47-04

Although air quality has been improving over the past few days, some areas in the northwest corner of the state are still seeing Unhealthy air quality. An Air Quality Alert remains in effect Sunday and will be updated again on Monday morning. The Air Quality Alert includes Flathead, Glacier, Lake, Lincoln, and Sanders counties.

For latest updates on air quality:

A storm system will bring in rain, snow, and below normal temperatures to the state Sunday night through Monday.

Temperatures on Monday will be 20-30 degrees below normal for this time of year, with afternoon highs only reaching into the 40s and 50s.

Breezy conditions expected today and Monday with gusts between 20-30 mph.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Northern and Southern Rocky Mountain Front from midnight till noon Monday for areas above 6000 feet. Wet, heavy snow is expected up to 2 inches with higher localized amounts expected.

Precipitation will gradually decrease in intensity and coverage from west to east Monday evening and into Tuesday morning.

Temperatures will be warming into the 60s and low 70s Tuesday afternoon.

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