Q2 Weather: Warm week to start, but cooler ahead

Posted at 5:16 AM, Jul 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 07:16:38-04

We get typical July temperatures for a couple of days and then trend cooler.

Expect sunshine dotted with a few clouds for today and tomorrow, with highs mainly in the mid to upper 80s. The average high in Billings this time of the year is 88.

Winds will remain light, and conditions remain dry except for a little activity in northern Wyoming and the higher elevations.

A cold front drops down from Canada on Tuesday afternoon and evening. A few isolated storms will develop, but the bigger influence will be cooler temperatures.

Expect highs in the 70s to low 80s Wednesday through Saturday. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible, with the best possibilities late Thursday through Friday.

Billings forecast:

Monday… Sunny, with a high near 88. An easterly wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday night… Mostly clear the low of about 59.

Tuesday… Generally sunny with a light wind Around 89 for the high.