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One more day of heat before a major cool down

Posted at 7:28 AM, Aug 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-16 10:22:39-04


TODAY: Temperatures will be hot in the low to upper 90’s. Eastern Montana could exceed 100 degrees. Winds will be the biggest factor out of the West at 15-20 mph with some gusts up to 40 mph. There is a chance for some showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

TONIGHT: We will have a mild night in store for us as we head into the overnight hours. Lows will be in the low to upper 60’s. The winds will subside briefly as we will have a light Southwest breeze from 5-10 mph. Mostly clear skies.

TOMORROW: We will have increasing cloud cover throughout the day. Temperatures will feature a wide range of highs with western Montana in the 50’s and Eastern Montana in the 90’s. Things could change based on when the cold front moves through the area. Rain will begin to move in by the evening and we will see windy conditions anywhere from 10-30 mph sustained with gusts to 45 mph. Winds could occasionally gust higher when the front moves through.

WEDNESDAY: Temperatures will continue to be on the cooler side with highs in the 50’s for most of us. Overcast skies for most of the day. Rain will continue into the day Wednesday with total amounts exceeding an inch in a lot of locations. Winds will be out of the North at 10-15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

THURSDAY: Continuing to stay on the cooler side but warmer than Wednesday with temps on either side of 70 degrees. We will be mostly overcast for the duration of the day but we will have the chance of some breaking clouds as we go into the afternoon and evening. Winds will be out of the Northwest anywhere from 5-10 mph.

FRIDAY: We will have overcast skies to finish off the work week with a chance for rain showers throughout the day. It will be breezy out of the Northwest anywhere from 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: The cooler and wetter conditions will persist into the weekend as most daytime highs will be in the 50’s and 60’s. There will be a chance for some rain showers mostly on Saturday and we will have overcast conditions for most of the weekend. Winds look to be light and variable at this time.