Q2 Weather: Here is the weekend forecast

Posted at 5:27 AM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 07:56:36-04

BILLINGS – Here is the weekend forecast to make your outdoor plans.

For Friday, rain will be greatest east of Billings where a quarter to a half an inch of accumulation is expected. The rest of the area, including Billings, will see anything from a few hundreds of an inch to about a quarter inch of precipitation. About 3 to 7 inches of snow is possible in the mountains over 7,000 feet.

Showers will decrease throughout the day, but a few scattered isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible through the afternoon. Friday will generally be cloudy to mostly cloudy, with high temperatures in the 50s with a few low 60s.

Generally, it will be partly cloudy overnight with a few isolated thunderstorms in the mountain foothills during the evening. Lows will be in the 30s and 40s.

Saturday will be the most enjoyable for being outdoors, with highs in the 60s to low 70s. However, keep in mind that with all of the moisture in the area a late-day shower or thunderstorms are possible.

Sunday still reaches the 60s for most of the highs, but clouds increase in the afternoon with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be strong with wind and hail.

For Memorial Day, showers are likely especially in the morning with highs mainly in the 50s.

Billings forecast:

Friday… Showers are likely especially early with a chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Otherwise, decreasing clouds with a high near 60.

Friday night… Isolated area showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise, partly cloudy with a low of about 44.

Saturday… Mostly sunny and warm early with a high around 70. A brief shower or thunderstorm is possible in the afternoon or early evening