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Q2 Billings Area Weather: Seasonal ups and down in temperatures this week

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Posted at 5:08 AM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 07:10:04-04

BILLINGS — Temperatures cool down and warm-up the week, with fire weather conditions as a concern.

Below normal temperatures are expected Monday, with readings mainly in the 60s to low 70s across southern Montana and northern Wyoming where some light shower activity will develop, with a bit of high elevation snow and sprinkles and showers possible, especially to the West and South Billings.

The relative humidity drops to the teens on Tuesday, and winds increase. With temperatures warming back to the upper 70s to mid 80s, fire weather concerns increase.

The warmest day is Wednesday the strong wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph expected. Highs will reach the upper 80s to low 90s.

After briefly cooler temperatures on Thursday, highs will hit the 80s to low 90s through Saturday.

Billings forecast:

Monday… A mix of clouds and sun and sprinkles possible high near 71.

Monday night… Partly cloudy with a low around 49

Tuesday… Sunny warm and dry with winds increasing in the afternoon. Wildfire concerns increase. High of about 83.