Weekend weather: More snow and rain followed by sun

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The sun will rise at 7:55:09 a.m. today and will set at 5:21:33 p.m.

For the Harrisburg area, the snow to the north and west shouldn't make its way here, said Craig Evanego, NWS meteorologist.

Winter Storm Hunter will bring wind-driven snow to parts of northern Plains Wednesday into Thursday.

The watch goes into effect this Friday afternoon and lasts through Saturday afternoon. Everything depends on the track of the low, the thermal profiles in the atmosphere, the speed of the system and the ground temperatures.


"But as of right now, there could be snow out in Pittsburgh, and some could be lingering into Sunday", Evanego said.

And a chance of snow is cropping up again for Tuesday.

There are still questions about precipitation type: rain will change to a mixture first (rain, sleet and potentially some freezing rain) and then to snow as it is tapering off.

A winter storm warning remains in effect for south-central Montana and 4 to 6 inches of snow is expected throughout the region Wednesday. The low will be 29. A wintry mix of precipitation will quickly transition to snow late tonight and continue on Thursday.


Friday night, the low will be around 12 with mostly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Day: Sunny, with a high near 51.

The weekend looks dry across the Front Range and in the mountains with highs in the 40s. The high will be around 54.

SaturdayMostly sunny, with a high near 20.


Friday: Showers. High near 57. "4-8" of snow is possible across Lincoln County, Flathead Valley and in the Seeley/Swan valleys. Temps should stay steady throughout the night with morning lows in the upper 50s. We have to see how the path of the area of low pressure becomes more defined in the next 24 hours.

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