National Weather Service
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Southeastern Wyoming could get heavy rain from a strong storm system mixing with seasonal monsoon moisture.
Billings residents intent on keeping their grass green will have to keep watering their lawns this week, because no relief from hot and dry weather is expected until Friday.
Highs near 90 and not a drop of rain will make Billings hot and dry this week.
No rain is in sight for Billings as temperatures hover near 90 for most of the week.
If you're planning to let your inner 5-year-old out on Saturday to play in the mud at the Dirty Dash at MetraPark in Billings, you're in luck.
A violent Eastern Montana storm front launched a tornado in Wibaux and delivered large hail and 80 mph winds to a more-than-100-mile area Thursday evening.
A strong cold front moving across the Billings region Thursday should cool temperatures over the weekend, but will create favorable conditions for strong, isolated thunderstorms Thursday.
After 733 days without a day above 100 degrees - the eighth-longest stretch in Billings history - The National Weather Service predicts temperatures could break into triple digits Wednesday.
The threat of a possible thunderstorm Tuesday will quickly dry out, as temperatures jump 10 degrees Wednesday and Thursday pushing highs near 100 degrees.
Wyoming’s wildfire season this year has not yet turned into much. As of mid-July, the state has experienced only a handful of small fires. Few have grown larger than initial attacks, said state forester Bill Crapser.
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.
Athletes competing at the Big Sky State Games will be glad to know the smoky air plaguing Billings has mostly cleared out Sunday, but they may be less pleased to hear that scorching temperatures won't be going anywhere.
In the Billings area, the National Weather Service has a one-word description for Saturday: hot.
Temperatures will reach the 90s through the weekend in the Billings area with isolated thunderstorms possible on Friday.
Billings residents should make sure they have their swimwear handy, because a trip to the pool may be in order.
The rainy weather is gone, and temperatures are expected to creep back toward the 90s as the week continues in Billings.
Billings residents looking for a cool day to do some outside activities should enjoy Tuesday in Billings, but shouldn't go anywhere without a pair of galoshes.
The mercury will barely breech the 80 degree mark Monday and Tuesday, but by Thursday it will be back to 90 degrees.
After a series of days above 90 degrees, temperatures will hover in the 80s early in the week giving Billings residents a break from the heat before hot weather returns.
Saturday will be a perfect day to be outside in Billings and throughout Yellowstone County.