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Warming Tomorrow But Changes Arrive Wednesday For Butte

Posted at 2:06 PM, Apr 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-09 16:06:29-04

This time of year we see big swings in the weather with temperatures and precipitation types and this week will be no exception.

Good news is tomorrow temperatures will be warming nicely into the 50s and 60s across Montana ahead of the next weather maker.

Beginning Tuesday night through the rest of the week several pacific storms will pass through the state with very little time between storms. Look for increasing rain, snow and wind with each cold front.

See the timing of increasing rain or snow in your updated on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard.


Micro Climates:

BOZEMAN: Low: 31, High: 57. Partly cloudy in the morning with increasing clouds by afternoon. Look for a few rain or snow showers Tuesday evening into Wednesday as a cold front passes through the state. SW winds 10 to 20 mph is likely late in the day.

BUTTE: Low: 29, High: 44. Rain mixing with snow tonight with mostly cloudy skies overnight. Precipitation will be tapering off headed into the morning hours but could start falling again in the afternoon. Winds will be gusting to above 30 MPH so prepare!

DILLON: Low: 28, High: 57.  Sunny start but a cloudy finish. Look for a few rain or snow showers by Tuesday evening. SW winds will increase 10 to 20 mph.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: Low: 23, High: 47. Chilly start to your Tuesday but warming up nicely by afternoon. Look for increasing clouds by late afternoon and increasing rain or snow into Wednesday morning.

 WEEKEND WEATHER: A cooling trend will begin mid week and the coolest temperatures will hit on Saturday with highs in the 30s and 40s. There is a slight chance for mountain snow on Saturday. Beginning Sunday temperatures will warm a little and possibly reach the 40s and 50s. Updates on the weekend forecast is coming tonight at 5:30 pm and 10 pm on KXLF.