Q2 Weather: Windy and warming, then colder and storming

Posted at 4:46 AM, Nov 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-13 07:53:13-05

BILLINGS – Windy now.  Snow returns later in the week.

Strong westerly winds will blow along the mountain foothills west of Billings through Wednesday evening.  This could produce dangerous travel conditions, especially for high profile vehicles.

Wind gusts of 40 to 60 mph seem likely around Livingston, Nye, Big Timber, Ryegate, and Harlowton. Billings could experience 40 mph gusts.

Temperatures will warm mainly to the 40s with some low 50s the next several days.  Wednesday will be the warmest overall.

With less wind, and temperatures warmer than seasonal averages, conditions should be pleasant in areas east of Billings and Yellowstone County.

A Canadian cold front is expected to bring snow and wind late Thursday through Friday. Colder temperatures and hazardous travel can be expected Friday and Saturday.