BILLINGS — Hazardous travel for the Monday morning commute
In the wake of Sunday morning’s passing cold front, freezing fog and freezing rain became an issue.
Scattered rain and snow – on top of this morning’s dry roadways - froze up across the region by early afternoon.
Billings Police have enacted the Slick Streets Policy in Billings. Area roadways – in all directions across south central and southeast Montana – are ice covered and hazardous.
1 to 2 inches of snow fell across south central and southeast Montana this afternoon.
Area temperatures will stay well below freezing through early Monday presenting very slick roadways, streets, parking lots, sidewalks and driveways for the morning commute.
A gradual warming trend kicks into gear Monday afternoon through much of the work week.
The forecast for Billings
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, north winds 5 to 15 mph, wind chills as cold as -5º, and a low of 15.
Monday: Mostly cloudy, west winds 10 to 20 mph and a high of 36.
Monday night: Cloudy, a 20% chance of flurries and a low of 22.
Tuesday: Partly sunny and breezy with a high of 39.