BILLINGS — Conditions are pretty typical for this time of the year for the next several days, and still on track for a big weekend warm-up.
Average temperatures for this time of the year expected for Tuesday and Wednesday, and slightly cooler by Thursday. Readings will be mainly in the 70s the next couple of afternoons and 60s to 70s by Thursday.
A few scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will favor the mountains and mountain foothills each afternoon, with stronger winds expected Tuesday from Livingston to Harlowton.
A few showers will push off into the lower elevations with isolated thunderstorms. The favored areas for Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons/evenings will be from Billings to the south and west.
Thursday will trend somewhat cooler but drier. A high-pressure Ridge will follow pushing readings in the 80s on Friday and Saturday across much of the region, and as hot as the 90s on Sunday.
Tuesday… Decreasing clouds with a mostly sunny afternoon. A high near 77. West breeze 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday night… Mostly cloudy with isolated showers overnight. Low around 55.
Wednesday… Partly sunny with isolated showers and thunderstorms. About 72 for a high.