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Q2 Billings Area Weather: Briefly cooler and wetter

Warming by the weekend
Posted at 5:35 AM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 07:53:09-04

BILLINGS — A quiet start for the week, but changes come quickly.

Monday will be warm and dry with afternoon highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s. With light winds and low humidity, the afternoon looks fairly quiet.

A chance of showers and thunderstorms starts to dig into the area Monday night through Tuesday. Temperature slip about 10 degrees for the highs with readings in the 60s to 70s Tuesday afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms will become more frequent with the chance of some heavier rain.

The higher elevations will become wet and cooler affecting outdoor recreation. Above 8000 feet, mountains could see snow accumulation including the Beartooth Pass.

Wednesday will be the coolest and wettest day with highs in the 50s to mid 60s. A drying trend starts Thursday with summer-like temperatures by the weekend.

Billings forecast:

Monday… Mostly sunny with a high near 81. South breeze 5 to 15 mph.

Monday night… Increasing clouds with a low near 58. A chance of showers overnight.

Tuesday… Mostly cloudy with an increasing chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. Around 69 for the high temperature.