Isolated Thunderstorms Possible Tuesday For Butte

Posted at 1:49 PM, Jul 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-02 15:49:59-04

City by City Forecast:

BOZEMAN: LOW: 43°; HIGH TUESDAY: 67°. Chance for thunderstorms is very low Monday afternoon and evening. Tuesday look for only a slight chance for a few late day rumbles. Gusty winds are likely over the next 24 to 36 hours around 10 to 20 mph. Temperatures will be cooler than normal through Wednesday.

BUTTE: LOW: 40°; HIGH TUESDAY: 64°. Clearing after sunset tonight and chilly with clear skies by Tuesday morning. Watch for building storm clouds Tuesday afternoon and a few isolated thunderstorms are possible by Tuesday afternoon into the early evening hours. Most storms should quickly diminish after sunset. West winds 10 to 20 mph are possible and stronger gusts around any thunderstorms.

DILLON: LOW: 41°; HIGH TUESDAY: 68°. Mostly dry pattern for Dillon Monday into Tuesday, however, temperatures will continue to be cooler than normal through mid week. Watch for gusty afternoon winds 10 to 20 mph.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: LOW: 35°; HIGH TUESDAY: 66°. Mostly dry for West Yellowstone although considerable cloud cover is likely Monday afternoon and again Tuesday afternoon with only a slight chance for a rumble of thunder. Temperatures will again drop off into the very chilly 30s Tuesday morning.


Upper level Low over Southern Canada will drop briefly down into Montana Tuesday and could produce a few showers or thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon. A strong zonal flow with the Polar Jet Stream racing across Montana from West to East could produce stronger surface winds over the next 24 hours. The above on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Chief Meteorologist Mike Heard will walk you through the forecast hour by hour now through early Wednesday morning.