Q2 Weather: Snow Monday, wind Tuesday, then repeat

Posted at 5:08 AM, Jan 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 07:49:56-05

BILLINGS – Snow moves across the area Monday. That will be followed by periods of wind and periods of more snow.

As a cold front moves across the area today, snow will develop from west to east, and taper off to the evening hours through Southeast Montana northern Wyoming.

Snow amounts will be lighter to the north and east of Billings, with the greatest snow amounts in the mountains and foothills south of Billings.

The Red Lodge foothills could pick up 3 to 7 inches of snow, and 4 to 10 inches of snow are possible over southern Big Horn County, Montana, and Sheridan County, Wyoming. Travel along I-90 close to the Montana/Wyoming line will be affected with blowing snow.

High temperatures today will be in the mid-20s to mid-30s, with most of the overnight lows in the teens. Tomorrow back up into the 30s and mostly sunny, the winds will gusts to about 60 mph around Livingston and Nye, with breezy conditions toward Billings.

More rain and snow is likely on Wednesday, with periods of wind often on throughout the week.