A few showers possible Friday with a cooler weekend ahead

Posted at 10:19 AM, Aug 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-24 12:19:21-04

Today’s Forecast:
Look for plenty of sunshine and smoke in the sky early in the day with a few showers possible east of the divide for the early afternoon and early evening.  Most showers will be the garden variety storms that will move out quickly during the evening.

BOZEMAN: High – 79; Low – 47. Smoke and sun will fill the sky early with an isolated thunderstorm chance for the mid-afternoon and early evening.  Showers will move out near 7 PM and skies will clear.

BUTTE: High – 78; Low – 40. A cold front will keep winds out of the northwest between 10-20 mph with gusts near 30.  Rain chances are slim, but there is a slight chance of an isolated thunderstorm for the early afternoon.

DILLON: High – 78; Low – 41. Smoke is expected to continue to fill the sky with a very slim chance of an isolated thunderstorm for the early afternoon.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: High – 74; Low – 34. Temperatures will climb quickly into the early afternoon before a few scattered thunderstorms begin to develop during the middle afternoon and early evening.

The weekend will be cooler with highs in the 70s with few rain chances expected until Sunday evening.  A significant cold front is expected to drop highs from the low 70s on Sunday to the low 60s on Monday.  There are rain chances for both Monday and Tuesday as highs struggle to make the 60s until Wednesday afternoon.