Q2 Weather: Gray and cool does not last much longer

Posted at 6:13 AM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 08:38:19-04

BILLINGS – A few days of cool and unsettled weather are followed by warm and dry days.

Tuesday through Thursday, temperatures stay below early may averages. Expect highs mainly in the mid-50s and generally more clouds than sun.

A series of disturbances will bring a chance of showers or isolated afternoon/evening thunderstorms to the area Tuesday and Wednesday. Expected a drier day on Thursday.

Temperatures begin to rise quickly by Friday, and a shower is possible. Highs should hit the mid-to-upper 60s both Friday and Saturday.

For Mother’s Day on Sunday, afternoon temperatures are on track to soar well into the 70s. Some areas could see 80 on the thermometer for the first time this season.

Billings forecast

Tuesday… Slight chance of a morning rain or snow shower, and then a chance of rain shower through the afternoon with some thunder possible. Cloudy to mostly cloudy with a high of about 56.

Tuesday night… A 30% chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the evening. Low around 40.

Wednesday… Scattered showers with thunderstorms also possible. Cloudy to mostly cloudy with a high near 55.