BILLINGS — Severe thunderstorms possible this weekend.
The National Storm Prediction Center has given much of south central and southeast Montana and northern Wyoming a marginal risk for isolated severe thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening.
A slight risk of severe thunderstorms is in play for portions of eastern and northeast Montana and northeast Wyoming on Saturday as well.
The risk for severe weather shifts east on Sunday with only a few isolated potentially severe thunderstorms likely in eastern Montana and northeast Wyoming.
Meanwhile, a pattern of scattered showers and thunderstorms will cover much of the region this weekend with cooler temperatures moving in.
Winter Weather Advisories are posted from Sunday evening through noon Monday for portions of central and southwest Montana. Elevations above 5,500 feet could see several inches of snow.
Along with Flood Warnings along the Clark’s Fork of the Yellowstone at Belfry and Edgar, there is the chance for snow in the Beartooth Absaroka’s Sunday night into Monday morning.
The forecast for Billings
Tonight: A 70% chance of rain and isolated thunderstorms, southwest winds 10 to 20 mph and a low of 53.
Sunday: A 60% chance of isolated rain and thunderstorms, southwest winds 10 to 20 mph and a high of 72.
Sunday night: Cooler and windy with a 60% chance of isolated rain and thunderstorms and a low of 46.
Monday: Cooler and windy with a 50% chance of isolated rain and thunderstorms and a high of 62.