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Despite some clouds in the area, a Ridge of high pressure will push readings to the upper 80s to around 90 today. Average high temperatures for this time in September would run 70 to 75. Mostly cloudy overnight, with the cloud cover holding readings mainly into the 50s by first thing Thursday. Tomorrow, highs will be mainly into the 80s. As a Ridge of high pressure slide slightly east, the warmest readings will be in Eastern Montana and the Western Dakotas tomorrow. That could push high temperatures to around 90 near Miles City. Moisture starts to stream into the area by late tomorrow creating stray showers and isolated thunderstorms. Best chance of rain will be from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. Generally, this will be showers, but some pockets of heavier rain are possible with a fair amount of moisture streaming into the area. Billings forecast: Today... Mostly to partly sunny and hot. High near 89. Southwest wind of 5 to 15 mph. Tonight... Mostly cloudy with a low it around 59. Thursday... A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after lunch. Partly sunny with a high near 84.
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