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Q2 weather: Warm, dry and smoky

Poor air quality warnings for southeast Montana
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Posted at 5:06 PM, Aug 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-22 19:24:15-04

BILLINGS — Smoke is in the area from the wildfires.

A lot of the region is, especially in southeastern Montana and around Broadus, has had or currently has unhealthy air quality.

Be mindful of that if you are out and about in those areas. Try to stay indoors if you can.

Temps right now are in the 90s and 80s across the region.

Current temps in the 90s in Billings

A cool front will be moving through the region over the next 48 hours, but only 5-10 degrees cooler.

High pressure stays in place as that front moves into the midwest by Monday.

Another small cool front develops over the northern Rockies Monday night.

Could see some isolated thunder storms pop up especially around the mountains.

Saturday night will be 50s and 60s across the region. A poor air quality warning has been issued for most of southeastern Montana this evening.

Sunday will be warm and dry and that poor air quality warning stays with us until 4 p.m.

Sunday will be 91 during the day.

Monday will threaten the record of 100, as it will be 98.

Tuesday 94 with 20 percent chance of an isolated thunderstorm.

Warm and dry for much of the rest of the week, with of course a chance for a scattered thunderstorm here and there.