BILLINGS — Rain ends tonight, sun shines on Memorial Day.
An upper level low across eastern Montana brought more heavy rain Sunday morning.
Preliminary reports from Friday morning through noon Sunday show the Roberts and Livingston areas picking up over 1.80 inches of rain.
The Billings and Laurel areas picked up as much as .75 inches of rain.
Up to 6 inches of wet snow was reported in the Livingston area, and up to 3 inches in Red Lodge.
Warmer and drier air moves in Memorial Day Monday with highs climbing back to the low 70s early on, and the 90s by next weekend.
The 6 to 10 day trend – from May 29 through June 2 – calls for warmer than average temps and drier than average conditions.
The forecast for Billings
Tonight: Partial clearing, a 40% chance of showers, southwest winds 5 to 10 mph, patchy fog after 3am and a low of 42.
Memorial Day Monday: Patchy fog in the morning, becoming sunny and warmer with light southwest winds and a high of 72.
Monday night: Partly cloudy and not as cool with a low of 53.
Tuesday: Partly sunny and warmer with a high of 76.