Summer soaking expected for Father’s Day weekend

Posted at 4:04 PM, Jun 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-15 18:04:06-04

Rain is expected to impact your father’s day weekend.

The above on demand STORMTracker video forecast with Meteorologist Carson Vickroy will walk you through the forecast hour by hour for next 24 hours so you can have an idea of what your weekend will look like.

City by City Forecast:

BOZEMAN: LOW: 47°; HIGH SATURDAY: 60°. Staying dry for the most part this evening with a few showers to the west. The bulk of the activity will arrive after midnight tonight becoming widespread by Saturday morning. Rainfall totals will range from 0.25”-1.0” through Father’s Day Chance of Precipitation: 70%.

BUTTE: LOW: 44°; HIGH SATURDAY: 56°.A few claps of thunder possible this afternoon with heavier and more widespread rain covering the area tonight. Expect rain most of the day tomorrow. Rainfall totals will range from 0.5”-1.5” through Father’s Day. Chance of Precipitation: 90%.

DILLON: LOW: 44°; HIGH SATURDAY: 62°.  Showers and thunderstorms possible this afternoon. Widespread rain is expected by tomorrow morning and lasting most of Saturday. Rainfall totals will range from 0.5”-1.0” through Father’s Day. Chance of Precipitation: 80%.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: LOW: 40°; HIGH SATURDAY: 60°. On and off showers tonight which become more widespread tomorrow morning. Rainfall totals will be around a half inch through Father’s Day. Chance of Precipitation: 60%



Rain chances will persist through most of next week. A trough just to our west will dig up some Tropical Pacific moisture and send the remnants of into Southwest Montana by Father’s day. This pattern is expected to persist through Wednesday before things finally quiet down a little by Thursday. There’s a potential for significant precipitation this week so may sure you stay tuned for more updates from the KBZK and KXLF STORMTracker weather team as the rain develops.