BILLINGS — The very warm and dry conditions will hang on a bit longer, but some of the area could see heavy rain midweek.
Fairly quiet overnight with temperatures early Tuesday in the 50s to mid-60s. A few thunderstorms will develop in the higher elevations.
Much of northern Wyoming and Montana from Billings southward will see increasing shower and thunderstorm activity by late Tuesday. By Wednesday, slow-moving storms shift into southeast Montana, with a good chance of producing pockets of heavy rain.
Localized flooding is possible.
Areas north of Billings will have less moisture to work with, but localized storms could produce strong winds and frequent lightning Tuesday evening through late Wednesday afternoon.
In general, highs will reach 85 to 95 Tuesday, then back off to mainly to the 80s Wednesday. Very warm and dry conditions return for the rest of the week as highs will frequently hit the 90s.
Monday night… Mostly clear with a low of about 63. Variable light wind.
Tuesday… Increasing afternoon clouds with a chance of showers and thunderstorms by afternoon. Still hot with a high near 93.
Tuesday night and Wednesday… Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low 60s by early Wednesday and upper 80s for the high.