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Mother Nature sends early April snow to Montana

Mother Nature sends early April snow to Montana

Its still trending as a rain changing to snow event where accumulations are very possible. The snow should taper to flurries later Tuesday night, and any lingering flurries will end early on Wednesday morning. While many may have hoped for a warmer Easter, egg hunts were moved indoors as temperatures stayed in the 20s throughout the day.

With the snow gone, summer-like weather will embrace the region today with a forecasted high of 63 degrees.

Scattered snow showers were still moving out of the region this morning, especially in the eastern part of the state.

Wednesday, April 4: High: 34. High temperatures are expected to be confined to the 40s once again for Tuesday. Accumulations of 6 to 9 inches are possible in this area. However, a southerly wind will strengthen late tomorrow night and temperatures will be on the rise. While slippery spots are most likely in the AM, there will be slick spots as you travel north of Kent County during the afternoon.

The strong gusts of wind that will rocket across the area today will get a lot of attention, but there's also more snow in the forecast. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Night: Partly cloudy and cold with a 50 percent chance for snow showers. Staying from the northwest at 5-15 miles per hour.




Strong and gusty winds will develop through the day across North Iowa with gusts over 40 miles per hour possible by the afternoon. Southerly winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. The mercury will only top out in the upper 20s and winds will be about 10 to 18 miles per hour.

Saturday, April 7: High: 34. The snow and sleet has a better chance of accumulating once the sun sets Friday evening. The Omaha area could receive up to 2 to 3 inches of snow, Gross said.

Sunday, April 8: High: 33. After 2 p.m., any precipitation that falls will likely be in the form of rain. That will make it feel a bit colder than the actual air temperature, with wind chills in the teens to start off Monday morning.

Monday, April 9: High: 38. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest winds 5 to 10 miles per hour.


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