Powerful winds are expected this afternoon

Posted at 8:33 AM, Nov 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-02 10:33:30-04

Winds will be picking up this afternoon out ahead of a front which will drop temperatures well into 40s for the 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 the rest of your Friday will look like.

City by City Forecast:

BOZEMAN:  HIGH FRIDAY: 51°. LOW: 32°: Hit and miss showers will be possible throughout the day with the potential for snow in the higher elevations. Winds will pick up considerably in the afternoon with rain chances persisting. Chance of Precipitation: 60%

BUTTE:  HIGH FRIDAY: 50°. LOW: 31°: A cold front will through the area which will be increasing those wind speeds and rain chances this afternoon. Don’t let the wind catch you off guard, winds will be strong enough to cause hazardous. Chance of Precipitation: 60%

DILLON: HIGH FRIDAY: 54°. LOW: 30°: Cool temperatures are expected with highs struggling to get out of the 50s. Most of the rain and snow should stay in the mountains as the front passes through the area. Chance of Precipitation: 30%

WEST YELLOWSTONE: HIGH FRIDAY: 40°. LOW: 24°: Temperatures will struggle today in West Yellowstone under abundant cloud cover. On & off rain/snow is possible with a cold front passing through this afternoon. Very strong winds are possible with this frontal passage. Chance of Precipitation: 60%


Our northwesterly flow pattern will persist and will deliver us additional rain and snow chances for Sunday. Snow accumulations are likely across the area. Stay tuned for more updates from the KBZK and KXLF STORMTracker weather team.