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Cooler Than Normal Continues For Butte

Posted at 1:55 PM, Apr 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-17 15:55:16-04

Temperatures are considerably cooler today compared to Monday and most of SW Montana is running around 30° cooler than yesterday. 

There is still a limited amount of moisture locally and a few isolated passing rain/snow showers are possible heading into the early evening hours tonight.

The above on demand STORMTracker video forecast will update you on the short term forecast through Thursday and track the timing of the next pacific storm with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard.


Micro Climate Forecasts:
Cool and unsettled weather continues into tonight

BOZEMAN: Tonight  22°; Wednesday 46°. Colder tonight with partly cloudy skies. There could be a little patchy valley fog by Wednesday morning. Wednesday will be partly cloudy and cool with light winds.

BUTTE: Tonight  21°; Wednesday 44°. A few flurries through the early evening hours with clearing skies overnight and frosty by morning. West winds Tuesday afternoon 15 to 25 MPH. Wednesday will be partly cloudy and cool and breezy at times.

DILLON: Tonight  22°; Wednesday 45°. Colder tonight with partly cloudy skies. There could be a little patchy valley fog by Wednesday morning. Wednesday will be partly cloudy and cool with SW Winds 10 to 20 MPH.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: Tonight  13°; Wednesday 38°. Colder tonight with partly cloudy skies. There is a slight chance for a few flurries early Tuesday evening. Wednesday partly cloudy and chilly with continued well below normal temperatures and light winds.


WEEKEND OUTLOOK OR NEXT WEATHER MAKER
A stronger High pressure ridge is expected to build over SW Montana beginning Friday and remain in place into the weekend. This will help produce warming afternoon’s and allow temperatures to climb near normal, however, at night under clear skies will bring frosty early morning lows.