Near-record warm temperatures on tap for Billings Saturday
Published one year ago by The Billings Gazette

Billings could see near-record warm temperatures on Saturday, the National Weather Service says.

The forecast is sunny and hot, with a high near 91 and south winds of 6 to 10 mph. Ninety-plus-degree temperatures are predicted for much of South Central Montana.

Other towns that could see near-record warmth, the NWS says, include Miles City, with a high predicted of 93 and Sheridan, Wyo., with a high of 87.

In Billings on Saturday night, skies will be partly cloudy, with a low around 53 and south southwest winds of 7 to 10 mph, becoming west after midnight.

On Sunday, look for a slight chance of showers between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Skies will be partly sunny, with a high near 76 and west winds of 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Showers and thunderstorms are likely Sunday night. Skies will be cloudy, with a low around 47 and north northwest winds of 9 to 15 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Added: one year ago