Mild weather is expected Sunday and Monday in Billings, but harsher weather is expected to arrive Monday night.
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook, warning that a strong and slow-moving storm will impact the region from Monday night until Wednesday night.
Heavy rainfall and precipitation, dropping between 1 and 2 inches, is possible in some areas elevating river and stream levels, the warning reads.
There is also a chance for snow above 7,000 feet in the Beartooth, Absaroka and Crazy mountains Tuesday and Wednesday. People traveling in higher elevations should be prepared for cool wet weather, the warning said.
A mostly sunny Sunday, with highs near 73, is expected in the Billings area. Winds from the west 6 to 13 mph are expected.
The slight chance of thunderstorms or showers is expected Sunday night in Billings. Skies will be mostly cloudy and lows will drop to 50 as winds become calm overnight.
As Monday wears on, the chance for showers will increase. Skies will be partly sunny and highs will near 74, but after noon the chance for showers will jump to 30 percent.
A 50 percent chance of showers is expected Monday night, as skies become mostly cloudy and lows drop to 51. Northeast winds, 6 to 8 mph will become west northwest after midnight.