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Q2 Weather: Not as cold but snow will be wetter, heavier

Posted at 6:52 AM, Mar 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-06 08:57:09-05

BILLINGS- The real deep freeze is over but snow showers and colder-than-average temperatures continue.

Wednesday will be the coolest day for the rest of the week. Expect clouds and snow showers will favor areas from Billings to the west and south.

Overall accumulations will be light, with an inch or two mainly favoring areas from around Columbus and Big Timber North to Harlowton. Areas east of Billings will see light snowfall or dry conditions.

Temperatures will be mainly in the teens with a few low 20s Wednesday afternoon and drop mainly to the single digits for the overnight lows.

Highs will move well into the 20s to mid-30s Thursday and continue all away through the weekend.

Snow showers are likely, especially Friday and Saturday. The highest accumulations are expected east of Billings in Southeast Montana.

This will likely be a little wetter and heavier spring snow, with accumulations of 4 to 6 inches possible in some areas. Check back for updates on expected snow totals and the storm path.