A 9 year-old Belgrade boy and a 20 year-old Missoula man were both killed in accidental shootings on Thursday. No names have been released.

Hail, lightning, and strong winds pummeled parts of Missoula Thursday evening causing downed trees and power outages.

Montana Highway Patrol adds extra patrols starting today as they prepare for Labor Day.

Sunny and windy in western Montana today, highs near 80.