Q2 Weather: This warm-up continues

Posted at 5:16 AM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 07:51:54-04

BILLINGS- Conditions will be steadily warm and dry.

For the first time since mid-February, temperatures will warm above the seasonal averages this week. This will increase ice and snowmelt, and that produces some risk of localized flooding on roadways or in basements.

Ice jams could develop on rivers and streams.

Monday will be the coolest day the week, with highs mainly in the 40s. Expect the mostly sunny day with a light westerly wind.

A weak system will bring a chance of a shower to the area Monday and Tuesday, although just an increase in clouds seems more likely.

As the system exits, high temperatures will move up mainly to the 50s on Wednesday and stay there for the rest of the week.