Q2 Weather: More severe thunderstorms possible for Billings area

Posted at 4:36 PM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 18:54:51-04

BILLINGS – More potentially severe thunderstorms are possible Monday evening.

The National Storms Prediction Center has once again issued a slight risk for severe thunderstorms for much of central and eastern Montana and north-central Wyoming Monday afternoon and evening.

If severe thunderstorms develop, they could contain up to quarter-sized hail, a low chance for flash flooding and wind gusts up to 60 mph.

Be sure to monitor for updates throughout the evening. If you haven’t already, be sure to download the Q2 Stormtracker weather app for your smart phone.

A slight risk for potentially severe thunderstorms is also in play Tuesday afternoon and evening for the Billings area and surrounding communities to the east and south.

The forecast for Billings:

Tonight: Partly cloudy, a 30% chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms could be severe. Tonight’s low: 59.

Tuesday: Not as warm with a 60% chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms could be severe. Tuesday’s high:79.

Tuesday Night: A 70% chance of thunderstorms – some potentially severe – and a low of 57.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy and cooler, a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms and a high of 71.