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Q2 Weather: More snow for the mountains

Rain Showers and Thunderstorms for the Plains
Posted at 5:26 AM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 07:59:10-04

BILLINGS — A passing weather system will enter the area from the west Friday bringing snow showers at 8,500 feet early on, dropping to 6,000 feet tonight.

The Crazies and the Beartooth Absarokas could see 5 to 10 inches accumulation, and the Bighorns could see 2 to 5 inches.

This system will also fire off a few thunderstorms across the eastern plains.

A second system will enter the region from the west late Saturday evening bringing more scattered rain and snow showers.

Meanwhile, winds across the state will kick up to the 20 mph range with occasional gusts up to 30 mph at times.

Look for more sunshine and mild to warm temperatures starting Sunday.

The forecast for Billings
Today: Mild with a 70% chance of afternoon and evening showers and isolated thunderstorms, light northwest winds and a high of 58.

Tonight: Increasing clouds, northwest winds 10 to 20 mph, a 90% chance of rain and a low of 39

Saturday: Mostly sunny, west winds 15 to 25 mph and a high of 56.