Weather Forecast: Mostly dry and nice this weekend

Posted at 6:22 AM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 08:22:31-04

MISSOULA — Expect a mix of sun and clouds Friday with highs in the 50's to low 60's. By the afternoon a few isolated showers may develop, however, for the most part conditions will be dry today.

Saturday is shaping up to be a nice day as temperatures warm into the low to middle 60's. Expect sunshine Saturday morning with increasing clouds by the afternoon.

A weak cold front will bring rain showers back to the forecast Saturday night. These showers will all come to an end by Sunday morning leading to a rather nice day with partly sunny skies and highs in the low to middle 60's.

Another system will bring rain back to the forecast Monday. It looks like breezy to windy conditions will also develop Monday afternoon. High temperatures will fall slightly into the 50's and low 60's.

Starting Tuesday, models are showing a strong ridge of high pressure building over the enter western half of the United States. This ridge looks to bring the warmest air so far this year. Highs will be in the low to upper 60's Tuesday then warm in the upper 60's and 70's Wednesday and Thursday.