BILLINGS — Thunderstorms Sunday, mountain snow early Monday.
There is the potential for a few strong to severe thunderstorms across eastern Montana, mainly east of Hardin Sunday afternoon and evening.
Some storms could have up to 1 inch hail and 60mph wind gusts.
Portions of mountainous central and southwest Montana are under Winter Weather Advisories Sunday night through noon Monday.
Snow, ice and hazardous travel conditions closed the Beartooth Pass on the Wyoming side early Sunday.
6 to 12 inches of snow are expected in the Beartooth Absaroka’s above 8,000 feet tonight through Monday night.
Cooler temperatures, breezy conditions and more showers and thunderstorms are in store for Monday before a drier and warmer weather pattern moves in for the remainder of the work week.
The forecast for Billings
Tonight: An 80% chance of evening thunderstorms, then rain overnight with variable winds 5 to 15 mph and a low of 46.
Monday: Cooler with a 70% chance of rain, west winds 15 to 25 mph and a high of 60.
Monday night: Chilly and breezy with partly cloudy skies, a 30% chance of showers and a low of 44.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny and warmer, a bit breezy, a 20% chance of isolated showers and a high of 67.