National Weather Service
Rainy weather and cooler temperatures ruled the weekend, but the storm system has moved into North Dakota and Canada allowing temperatures to recover.
An unusual August storm, which has dropped between 1 and 3 inches of rain in Yellowstone County, continues to drizzle in the Billings area but was expected to come to an end Sunday afternoon.
An unusually strong and wet upper low pressure system is expected to keep rainy weather in South Central and Eastern Montana until Sunday afternoon.
Thunderstorms, rain and cooler temperatures are expected through the weekend in the Billings area.
Rain and thunderstorms are likely for the next several days in Billings.
Another hot and sunny day is expected in Billings Tuesday, but relief is on the way. The National Weather Service predicts that cooler temperatures and the possibility of rain and thunderstorms are expected to head to the Yellowstone Valley on Wednesday.
Another hot and dry day is in store for Billings Monday, but a rain shower could bring relief to the Yellowstone Valley Tuesday afternoon.
After a cool and wet weekend in Billings, the early part of the week is expected to heat back up and dry out.
Saturday in Billings and the surrounding towns will be mostly sunny, with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The weather could be more severe in the eastern part of the state.
Billings residents may see a weather event that has not been seen for a while on Thursday, rain.
Nothing more than a trace of rain has fallen so far on Billings in August and that might not change for a while.
Not a drop of rain should fall on MontanaFair Monday but fair goers should keep an eye on conditions Tuesday, a thunderstorm could make an appearance.
Clear skies and plenty of sunshine will make the Magic City a hot and dry place to be for the next few days.
It could be a perfect day for going to MontanaFair or doing any other outdoor activities on Saturday, with the exception of a little rain.
The Billings area will be hot and mostly sunny on Friday, but temperatures will be a little cooler for the weekend.
Billings residents headed outside today will want to slather on the sunscreen, because skies are expected to be sunny and the heat will be on.
Billings residents who enjoyed a rare few days of cooler temperatures will have to wait a while before they get more. The mercury is expected to rise near 90 Thursday and will stay there until Tuesday at the earliest.
Only trace amounts of rain fell on Billings Monday, but the chance for precipitation will continue over the next few days.
Temperatures in Billings hit 100 degrees last month for the first time in more than two years, marking what was otherwise a mostly typical month of weather.
Residents of central Montana planning outdoor events Monday and Tuesday should spend some time consulting their local forecasts before heading out.