BILLNGS — Thing stay cold and unsettled through the week.
Temperatures will be well below average Monday with high temperatures mainly in the 20s to low 30s. Expect a mix of clouds and sun, and breezy periods in the Big Timber area causing some blowing snow.
Winds increase in the Livingston/Big Timber/Harlowton area Tuesday and Tuesday night. With morning readings in the teens to low 20s, Tuesday afternoon will warm a bit to the 30s and low 40s. Areas that have some snow should see melting.
A disturbance Tuesday night into Wednesday will cause isolated snow showers for the lower elevations and some mountain snow. Highs will back off to the 20s to mid 30s on Wednesday, but warm to the mid to lower 40s by Friday.
The weekend looks on track for lows in the 20s to low 30s and highs mainly in the 40s. But periods of wind could highlight each day from Friday through Sunday.
Monday… Isolated morning snow showers otherwise mostly cloudy with a high near 30. Westerly wind 5 to 15 mph with cold morning wind chills.
Monday night… Partly to mostly clear with a low of about 19.
Tuesday… Increasing clouds with a high close to 40. Breezy with a 15 to 25 mph westerly wind.