Strong wind carries us into a new work week

Monday morning forecast with Jason Laird
Posted at 2:49 AM, Oct 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-26 07:10:33-04

Strong wind will take us through the first potion of the work week.

Gusts around 50 mph are possible throughout North Central Montana today and tomorrow.

Blowing and drifting snow is likely over the next few days, especially along the Rocky Mountain Front.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for most of Central Montana due to the blowing and drifting snow.

Limited visibility can also be expected throughout the area.

The strong wind will help to increase the temperatures, however factoring the wind chill it will feel much colder.

Daytime highs are on track to reach the high 20 and low 30s this afternoon.

Tuesday will remain windy with gusts over 40 mph.

As high pressure pushes in off of the coast, temperatures are on track to climb back to the low 40s Tuesday afternoon.

The wind is expected to let up on Wednesday and highs are on track to continue climbing.

Daytime highs in the low to mid 50s are likely by Thursday and Friday.