BILLINGS – Conditions change day-by-day.
Cloudy and cool conditions will persist through Wednesday, with rain and snow slowly moving out of the area by Wednesday night. Highs will be in the upper 40s to mid-50s in Southern Montana and Northern Wyoming, but trend warmer in Northeastern Montana.
Winds will be out of the east, gusting in extreme eastern and most of northeastern Montana.
Widespread precipitation totals up to an inch can be expected through the day, especially east and south of Billings. Accumulating snow is expected in the mountains, and foothills down to 5,000 feet overnight.
A second round of precipitation will occur in far SE Montana Thursday evening into Friday morning.
Saturday is trending warmer and much more pleasant.
Wednesday: Rain. Patchy fog early. High near 54. North wind 5 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night: A 50% chance of evening rain. Cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming calm.
Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.