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Q2 Weather: A couple more warm days

Posted at 5:40 AM, May 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-16 07:40:32-04

Temperatures peak Wednesday with cooler and wetter weather by Friday.

The next couple of days will remain warm, with widespread highs 75 to 85 Wednesday followed by low-70s to low-80s Thursday.

For Wednesday, winds will be light with brief afternoon gusts possible and a few afternoon and evening showers or thunderstorms. Wednesday’s storms will favor areas west of Billings.

For Thursday, it will be slightly cooler. A cold front will bring gusty winds and an increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of these storms could have gusty winds and small hail.

Friday and Saturday will be cooler with scattered showers.

Billings forecast:

Wednesday…Mostly sunny with a chance of an afternoon shower or brief thunderstorm.  High of about 82.

Wednesday night…Partly cloudy with a chance of an evening shower or thunderstorm.  Low near 53.

Thursday…High around 79.  Mostly sunny early with a better chance of late afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms.  Periods of gusty winds.