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And it's not going to be delightful for a while
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Posted at 3:29 PM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-18 17:29:15-04

BILLINGS — Forecast:

Right Now:

Cold. Temps in the 20’s here in Billings.

Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 2pm tomorrow.

Additional snow accumulation in and around Billings, 2 to 5 inches.

Some parts of the region in higher elevations could see even more accumulation before the weather shifts tomorrow.

What to look out for:

Travel could be slow going and difficult especially tonight and tomorrow morning.

Roads may be icy.

Downed tree branches could result in power outages.

Slow down and use caution.

Tonight:

Snow will continue throughout the night with a possibility for freezing rain joining the mix.

Cold, with temps in the upper teens to low 20’s tonight.

Tomorrow (Monday):

Warming up a bit into the 30’s and even low 40’s in some spots.

Snow will start to slow in the afternoon and change into rain or a wintery mix.

We are still looking to pick up some acclimation in the city and one to two inches of snow is possible east of Billings to Powder River and Carter Counties.

As of now, the Winter Weather Advisory will expire in our area at 2pm.

Tomorrow night, it will still be cold with temps dipping back into the 20’s and 30’s across the region

Note: roads will be slick in the morning and could be tomorrow night as well. So please use cation driving.

Tuesday – Sunday:

Temps will stay in the 30’s and even warm up into the 40’s Wednesday, but another system may be moving in Wednesday night and into Thursday, bringing with it more snow. Areas in the higher elevations could see a big snow event and even in the foothills and low-lying areas, we could see a decent amount of acclimation.

Snow could linger though Friday and temps are looking to stay below average in the 20’s and 30’s.

Have a good week everyone. Stay safe out there and stay warm.