A winter storm is expected to move into Eastern Montana on Monday, bringing high winds and cooler temperatures.
Windy conditions are headed toward Billings and could arrive as early as Sunday afternoon.
Phil Steinberger was one of the lucky farmers. He got his wheat in the ground early, harvested in mid-July, and was done farming when all hell broke loose across Montana in August.
A warm up is expected to keep daytime temperatures in the Billings area above freezing on Thursday, and the trend will likely continue through the weekend.
Casper Mountain is shrouded by clouds and snow Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 in Casper. The city received several inches of snow overnight, with flurries continuing into the day. (Alan Rogers, Star-Tribune)
Another foggy morning is expected on Wednesday in Billings, but the sun could poke out from behind clouds by late morning.
A foggy and cold day is likely in Billings on Tuesday, but Wednesday should provide a reprieve from the doom and gloom as the sun comes out and highs get above freezing.
Flurries are likely to continue until the middle of the morning on Monday in Billings, but the 2.7 inches of snow that made it to the ground in Billings will probably melt slowly. The National Weather Service predicts daytime highs on Monday and Tuesday won't break out of the upper 20s.
Light snow fell Sunday in parts of Montana, causing slick road conditions.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Snow is causing slick travel conditions in the western two-thirds of Wyoming.
Temperatures in the 40s and 50s will be a thing of the past this week as a storm from the west drops snow and chills the air in Billings.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The unusually warm weather is coming to an end in Wyoming as a storm system with snow and colder temperatures began its march across the state Saturday.
Unseasonably warm weather will continue on Thursday and Friday as sunny skies and highs reach almost 60 in Billings.
Unseasonably high temperatures in the 50s will continue in Billings through Saturday when precipitation enters the forecast and highs fall back into the 30s and 40s over the weekend.
Temperatures are expected to continue to hover about 10 degrees above average this week in Billings.
Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, appear on a giant video screen during an NBA basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center in New York, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Sunny skies are expected to keep the Billings area in the upper 40s and low 50s for most of the week.
Mostly cloudy skies and a chance of rain is expected in Billings over the next few days, but high temperatures will likely continue a steady rise toward weekend highs near 50.
Favorable weather is expected in Billings on Tuesday as temperatures make a slow march up to Saturday's high of 50, though evening lows will remain chilly.
From a high of 69 degrees on Nov. 8 to a low of eight below zero on Nov. 30 — and 13.2 inches of snow throughout, more than double the monthly average — last month’s weather was anything but consistent.