BILLINGS — Snow tonight, potential fire concerns later this week
A round of light snow will pass through the region tonight and early Monday morning with trace amounts expected along the plains and up to 5 inches possible in the mountains.
Another batch of rain and snow will pass through the area Tuesday night with another couple of inches possible in the mountains.
Daytime highs will remain above average – in the 40s and 50s – early this week, warming into the 50s to near 60 late in the week.
Following an unusually dry December and January, gusty winds and above average temps will elevate wildfire concerns late in the week.
The forecast for Billings
Tonight: Increasing clouds, a 60% chance of snow after 3am, light northwest winds and a low of 30.
Monday: A 60% chance of showers early, clearing later in the day with west winds 5 to 15 mph and a high of 47.
Monday night: Mostly clear and mild with a low of 30.
Tuesday: Increasing cloudiness, southwest winds 10 to 20 mph and a high of 47.