BILLINGS — Our stretch of dry weather continues.
Patches of Monday morning fog will help to hold back in afternoon warm up holding the warmest readings mainly in the 30s to low 40s. Expect decreasing clouds with sunshine Monday afternoon.
Winds remain light invariable across the plains Monday in Monday night, but increase of the mountain foothills. A disturbance moves across Eastern Montana Monday night through Tuesday, creating areas of snow in extreme Southeast Montana extending into the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Winds increase down the East mountain slopes Tuesday with Livingston and Big Timber routinely hitting gusts of 35 to 45 miles an hour by the afternoon. Temperatures stay mainly into the 30s and low 40s again Tuesday and Wednesday.
The overall picture this week is for dry conditions with the exception of some mountain snow showers and periods of wind often on from Billings towards Livingston. Temperatures will trend warmer, hitting the 40s to possibly near 50 by the end of the weekend.
Monday… Patches of morning fog give way to afternoon sunshine with a high near 37. A light invariable wind.
Monday night… Mostly clear with a low near 20.
Tuesday… Mostly cloudy in the morning becoming mainly sunny in the afternoon. High of around 38.