We are not out of the clear just yet, another round of Thunderstorms returns!

Posted at 6:05 AM, May 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-20 10:41:56-04

A HIGH WIND WATCH has been issued for the Northern/ Southern Rocky Mountain Front, and East Glacier.

Showers will continue to fall throughout the start of the morning. The system will move north towards Canada, and another round of thunderstorms will develop during the afternoon/evening. The storms will favor Central and Eastern Montana. The state will have mostly cloudy skies, and the sun will peek out at times. The temperatures will remain in the 60s in western and central Montana, the 70s in areas along the Hi-line, and 80s for southeast Montana.With the temperatures slightly warming up, and heavy downpours, the snowpack will begin to melt in the higher elevations, causing an increased risk for flooding. The Rocky Mountain Front favors the highest precipitation amounts, and flooding is also possible in that area. Rain showers will fall through the overnight in the lower elevations, and snow will fall in the mountains. Thursday, the sun will peek out at times, but the state will have widespread rain showers, mountain snow, and the wind will howl. The temperatures for Thursday will stay in the 50s for western Montana, the 60s for central Montana, and the low 70s for eastern Montana. Friday, the temperatures will cool to the 50s, and another area of low pressure will bring a mix of rain/snow below 5000', and isolated thunderstorms. Saturday will be partly to mostly cloudy skies will continuing showers and isolated thunderstorms. Sunday will be a great way to end the weekend. Most of the state will have mostly sunny skies, and the temperatures will trend in the 70s. Memorial Day, the sun and warmer temperatures will stick around, but a few isolated thunderstorms are not ruled out for the afternoon.

Enjoy your day,