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Q2 Weather: Wind for now with changes ahead

Posted at 5:06 AM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-27 07:52:31-05

BILLINGS – There will be changing conditions in the next few days and they lean toward colder and wetter weather.

Winds have been very strong down the east mountain slopes around the Livingston, Big Timber, and Nye areas overnight. Gusts will continue to hit 50 to 60 mph along I-90 today.

Billings will be breezy at 15 to 25 mph. Expect more clouds than sun throughout the day, but we will have temperatures still above seasonal averages with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s regionwide.

A disturbance moves across the area tonight bringing scattered rain and snow showers to much of the area. Except for the mountains, only light precipitation is expected.

A little less windy on Wednesday, but still hitting 40s to low 50s for the highs with a partly sunny afternoon.

Colder air will move into the area, pushing readings down to the 20s and 30s over the weekend and into early next week.

Scattered snow is expected Friday night into Saturday with some lingering showers on Sunday. Right now, snow totals looked modest, but at the storm system nudges northward some areas could be looking at 6 to 10 inches of snow.