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Q2 Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible the next couple of days

Posted at 5:17 AM, Jun 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-06 07:17:03-04

The chance of showers and thunderstorms will continue in the evenings for the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe, with Thursday having the greatest chances for damaging storms.

Afternoon high temperatures Wednesday and Thursday will be in the upper 70s to lower 80s. Expect sunshine during the day, but the humidity will remain fairly high.

Storms will favor areas as far west as around Livingston to the north around Roundup to Forsyth south through northern Wyoming this evening. Northern Wyoming has the best chance of strong severe storms Wednesday evening.

For Thursday, almost the entire region is under a greater risk of late day storms. Heavy rain, large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning could be expected with storms the develop.

Billings forecast:

Wednesday… Mostly sunny with a high near 81. East breeze by the afternoon.

Wednesday night… Scattered showers and thunderstorms during the evening. Mostly cloudy with a low around 57.

Thursday… Mostly sunny, but with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day. Best chance of storms will be during the evening. Some storms could be severe. High about 81.