BILLINGS — Bracing for the Easter weekend winter storm.
Friday will be the last warm and mostly sunny day for a while.
Afternoon highs will reach the mid 60s to low 70s across south central and southeast Montana and northern Wyoming.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the region Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon.
Significant snow accumulations are expected, including 4 to 13 inches along the plains and foothills and 10 to 20 inches in the Beartooth - Absarokas, Crazies and Bighorns.
The area’s heaviest snowfall is expected Saturday afternoon through early Sunday morning.
Slick roads, blowing snow, wind chill, limited visibility and young livestock hazards are all in play Saturday morning through Easter Sunday.
Stay on top of changing weather conditions: download the Q2 Weather App and monitor KTVQ this weekend.
The forecast for Billings
Winter Weather Advisory Saturday AM - Sunday Noon
Today: Mostly sunny and warmer with northwest winds 10 to 20 mph and a high of 68.
Tonight: A 90% chance of rain changing to snow later on, northeast winds 10 to 20 mph and a low of 30.
Saturday: Colder with northeast winds 15 to 25 mph, a 100% chance of snow – 4 inches accumulation – blowing snow and a high of 33.