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Starting to Feel A Little More Like Winter

Billings 7 Day
Posted at 3:09 PM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-16 17:09:37-05

BILLINGS — Full Forecast

Headlines/Current Conditions (As of 3:00pm)

Temps in the mid 40’s with partly cloudy skies and light winds.

Winter Weather Advisory in effect Sunday, 5am to 11pm for the Missoula area. 1 to 3 inches in the Valleys and 2 to 5 inches on the mountain passes. 10 inches in the higher elevations (above 6000 feet). Travel could be affected. Please slow down and use caution on the roads.

Winter Storm Watch from Sunday afternoon through Monday afternoon for areas around Great Falls. Heavy snow possible. 4 to 8 inches possible between 4000 and 6000 feet, with 8 to 16 inches possible above 6000 feet. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Travel may be difficult with reduced visibility. Please use caution.

Tonight:

Cloudy with temps in the 20’s and 30’s.

Winds will pick up a bit in the foothills, gusting 40 to 50 mph.

Tomorrow (Sunday):

Cloudy, with temps in the mid to upper 40’s.

Sunday night will see an increase of winds across the area as a cold front moves in. This front will have some moisture with it and the low-lying area might see some scattered rain or even a wintry mix with little to no accumulations. The mountains may pick up a few inches of snow.

Monday -Saturday:

A breezy and windy week ahead as several systems cross the region. There will be some moisture with these systems.

Monday, snow is possible in Billings, we could see a dusting or potentially 1 to 3 inches. Most of the snow is likely to stay in the mountains and higher elevations.

Winds will pick up on Tuesday in the Livingston, Big Timber and Harlowton areas. Could see gusts 50 to 60 mph.

Rain and wintry mixes are possible in the planes throughout next week, but for the most part, things will be dry.

Temps will start mild for the being half of the week, in the low to mid 40’s and then drop down into the 20’s and 30’s by next weekend.