BILLINGS — Red Flag Wildfire Warning.
Conditions will be particularly hot, dry and windy Thursday ahead of an advancing cold front.
Red Flag Fire Warnings have been posted across much of the region from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Winds gusting from 30 to 50 mph can be expected along with relative humidity values in the 5 to 15 percent range.
Friday will be cooler and not as windy.
The forecast for Billings
Today: Mostly sunny and warm, a 20% chance of late afternoon showers, west winds 10 to 20 mph and a high of 84.
Tonight: Cloudy, a 30% chance of showers, northwest winds 10 to 20 mph and a low of 52.
Friday: Cloudy in the morning, then mostly sunny and cooler with a 20% chance of afternoon showers, southwest winds 10 to 20 mph and a high of 71.