National Weather Service http://mtpr.org en More Rain In The Forecast For Western Montana http://mtpr.org/post/more-rain-forecast-western-montana <p></p><p>July rain showers are rare, but welcome events in western Montana.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:54:32 +0000 Edward O'Brien 22287 at http://mtpr.org More Rain In The Forecast For Western Montana A good, soaking rain possible for west central and northwest Montana http://mtpr.org/post/good-soaking-rain-possible-west-central-and-northwest-montana <p>National Weather Service meteorologist LeAnne Allegretto describes an incoming weather system as a potential "resetting" event; one that could - at least temporarily - give firefighters in parts of western Montana a much needed break.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The technical term for this sort of wet, slow-moving weather event is a "cut-off low". Allegretto says thunderstorms will start to develop across central Idaho and southwest Montana. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 19:38:13 +0000 Edward O'Brien 6146 at http://mtpr.org