BILLINGS- The atmosphere is primed for strong to severe storms southern Montana, but there is no big trigger to set them off.
Isolated thunderstorms remain a possibility for Thursday evening, especially from the mountain foothills pushing out especially to the North and East of Billings. Some of the storms could be severe with heavy rain, hail, and strong winds.
Conditions quiet down overnight, with lows mainly in the 50s to around 60.
For Friday, a similar situation evolves. The chance of a storm remains low, but the potential for strong storms remains high with any that do develop.
High temperatures Friday will be mainly in the mid to lower 80s and generally sunny to mostly sunny during the day.
Saturday, Sunday and Monday a similar pattern remains. Temperatures will be mainly in the mid to lower 80s for the highs and mainly the 50s for the lows. A 20 to 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms remains each day, with a slightly higher risk Monday.
Thursday night… A 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms during the evening, but storms that do develop could be strong to severe. Overnight temperatures drop to about 59.
Friday… Sunny to mostly sunny with a high near 85. A chance of showers and thunderstorms develops during the late afternoon and evening.