A bit of relief from the weekend's heat is expected Monday as temperatures stay below 90 in Billings, but temperatures could creep back into the 90s as early as Tuesday.
The National Weather Service predicts partly sunny skies and a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms Monday. North winds 5 to 10 mph will become southeast in the morning.
A bit of rain is much-needed. Only .12 inches of rain has fallen so far in the month of July, about .8 inches below average.
Skies will be mostly cloudy and lows will fall to about 60 degrees Monday night in Billings. A 30 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms will continue, mainly before midnight.
Temperatures will rise into the 90s Tuesday under mostly sunny skies. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph are expected.
Lows will drop to 61 Tuesday night and skies will become partly cloudy. A light breeze from the east is expected.