BILLINGS — A northerly cold front known as a Canadian Clipper is passing through the region Wednesday morning bringing light snow, occasional blowing snow and cold temperatures.
Winter Weather Advisories in portions of eastern Montana will expire by tonight.
Expect occasional blowing snow, reduced visibility and 1 to 3 inches more of light snow.
A Wind Chill Advisory – with wind chills from -15 to -30 degrees – is in place for northeast Montana through Wednesday morning.
Although the Billings area will likely see only a skiff of snow through this evening, places like Red Lodge could receive another 4 inches.
Falling highs today, and cold overnight lows will be followed by a warming trend beginning Thursday.
The forecast for Billings
Today: Occasional blowing snow, north winds 10 to 20 mph this morning, becoming east winds 5 to 10 mph this afternoon, a 60% chance of light snow – an inch or less of accumulation possible - and a high of 23.
Tonight: Colder with a 60% chance of light snow – another inch accumulation possible – with southeast winds 5 to 10 mph and a low of 9.
Thursday: Mostly sunny and a bit warmer with southwest wind 5 to 15 mph and a high of 29.