BILLINGS – Whether it is rain or whether it is snow, there is still a lot of moisture across the area Wednesday.
Rain and snow showers will be widespread, with Winter Weather Advisories and winter storm warnings into effect. The high elevations and mountain foothills will receive wet heavy snow, with mainly rain for the lower elevations.
Check travel conditions, and avoid areas south of Billings through northern Wyoming and South Dakota. Wet snow could also cause power outages and be hard on young livestock.
High temperatures Wednesday will be mainly in the 30s to low 40s. Northern Wyoming will see temperatures drop through the afternoon and rain switching to snow.
Heading north and east of Billings, showers will be less likely. Overall, showers will decrease during the afternoon and evening.
Thursday will be chilly in the morning with temperatures in the 20s. Mostly cloudy for the afternoon with highs mainly in the upper 30s to mid-40s.
Expect highs in the mid-50s to low 60s for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Scattered to isolated showers are expected this weekend.
Wednesday… Rain and snow showers with a high near 39. Northeast wind 10 to 20 mph.
Wednesday night… A chance of an evening shower, otherwise cloudy to mostly cloudy. Low of about 27.
Thursday… Mostly cloudy with a high around 43.