Clear sailing for Santa in southwest Montana

Posted at 4:51 AM, Dec 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-24 06:50:59-05

Today's Forecast:
Warmer and sunny for your Christmas Eve in southwest Montana! Temperatures are expected to build back to the upper 30s under mostly sunny skies. Winds will be out of the west to southwest between 5-10 mph. Temperatures tonight will fall back to the teens and single digits tonight under clear to partly cloudy skies.

BOZEMAN: High: 39; Low: 15. Pleasantly warm for the afternoon under mostly sunny skies.

BUTTE: High: 38; Low: 10. Mild and quiet for the afternoon with mainly sunny skies and a light southerly breeze.

DILLON: High: 34; Low: 11. Cold temperatures early with mostly sunny skies for the afternoon.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: High: 22; Low: -9. Chilly for most of the afternoon with partly cloudy skies late in the day. Lows will fall quickly tonight as temperatures dip below zero.

WEEKEND SNOW POTENTIAL: Another winter weather maker will move in on Saturday bringing snow shower back to the region. Most of the models indicate that valleys in southwest Montana could pick up between 1”-2” with mountains in the region receiving between 3”-6” by early Saturday night.