Enjoy today’s weather, big changes roll in overnight

Posted at 8:35 AM, Sep 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-26 16:14:02-04

HELENA-If you liked yesterday’s weather, we have some good news for you! The forecast today will be a lot like yesterday.

Morning cloud cover should make way for some sunshine before clouds start to move back in late this afternoon and evening.

Afternoon high temperatures will reach the 60s and 70s, but we will see some breezy west winds with gusts between 20-30 mph.

If you have anything you’d like to do outside, today would be the day to get it done. Big changes are rolling in overnight for Big Sky Country.

A cold front from Canada will move across the border this evening and slowly head south into central Montana on Thursday.

Precipitation will follow the cold front as well as much colder air.

By Thursday night, rain amounts in north-central portions of the state could receive up to .25 inches.

Across higher elevations of the Northern Rocky and Little Belt Mountains, this will see the best chance of snow accumulations, generally a few inches.

Snow levels could get down to 5000 feet late Thursday in the north, but mountain passes will likely see little accumulation on the roads.

Besides a few remaining showers on Friday, we can expect drier conditions to end the work week. But, temperatures will remain well below average.

Cool air remains through the weekend with more unsettled weather moving in by Sunday, with more rain and snow in the forecast.

We will keep you updated online and on air.​

-Kasey Herman forecasting for MTN