BILLINGS — Warmer temperatures hold up Thursday, but increasing clouds suggest a change is coming.
With a partly cloudy overnight, temperatures should be able to hold into the 30s to low 40s early Thursday. Winds will remain breezy down the east mountain slopes during the evening but decrease overnight.
Expect increasing clouds Thursday, but highs will still hit the 60s for the lower elevations with some 70s, especially east of Billings.
Rain showers will move from west to east across eastern Montana northern Wyoming Thursday evening through Friday morning. Clouds should hold temperatures in the lower elevations from dropping too far. Expect lows mainly in the 40s.
A cool down starts Friday and will continue through Sunday. Expect scattered rain showers and higher elevation snow, with a chance of a rain snow mix for the lower elevations both early Sunday and again Monday.
Wednesday evening… Partly cloudy with lows dropping to about 46.
Thursday… Highs stay above average topping off at about 68 despite increasing clouds. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday night through Friday… Showers move across the area Thursday evening, with a low in the low 40s. 55 to 60 degrees for a high Friday, but winds could blow 20 to 30 mph.