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Q2 Weather: A quiet weather pattern is expected in Billings for the next two days

Posted at 2:19 PM, Jul 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 16:19:16-04

BILLINGS – A new area of high pressure will be making for a couple of quiet days weather-wise all over the state.In the Billings area, sunny skies are seen and the temperature is just climbing into the low 80s and the early afternoon.Low to mid 80s can be seen in Great Falls and Missoula with temps in the 70s at Glacier National Park.The thunderstorm outlook for today does show a threat of a couple isolated showers across the Hi-Line and in south-central and southeastern Montana on Monday.The bigger storms with a marginal risk of severe weather are possible in northeastern Wyoming.The Doppler radar and satellite imagery is pretty quiet from one side of Montana to the other here in the early afternoon but are expected to heat up later today.Or at least that’s what the high resolution forecast model is predicting. Some showers and thunderstorms can fire up in northeastern Wyoming at 5:30 p.m. on Monday.A minor weather disturbance is forecast to track across the high line after midnight sometime around 3 a.m. and then move out of the state by Tuesday morning.Another larger storm is forecast to come out of the Southwest and push into the Beartooth Mountains by 6 p.m. on Tuesday.However, our temperatures are forecast to stay out of the 90s for the next two days.BILLINGS FORECASTTONIGHT: Mostly clear and continued mild. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Low 59 degrees.TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and a little but warmer. West winds 5 to 10 mph the morning becoming 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon. High 87 degrees.WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and cooler. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph. High 80 degrees.