Areas of fog Tuesday morning, and rain and snow later in the week. But the sunny warm afternoons in between will feel good.
Areas of dense fog have develop Tuesday morning across northern and Eastern Montana, and some of the valleys of south-central Montana. Conditions should improve through midday, but visibility could become very poor very quickly, so use caution on the roadways.
Sunshine for Tuesday afternoon should carry temperatures into the mid to upper 30s for Eastern Montana, 40s to around 50 near Billings, and into the mid to lower 50s closer the mountain foothills. Winds will generally be light.
Overnight readings again will be in the teens and 20s with some areas of fog redeveloping.
Wednesday is shaping up to be the warmest day ahead of a cold front. Highs will range from the upper 30s for the Eastern plains to the low 60s in the mountain foothills.
Showers will return to the area Wednesday night through Thursday, with generally cooler and more unsettled conditions through the weekend.
Today: Patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Southerly wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.