Temperatures warmed in the 60s to low 70s in Montana on Wednesday, up to 18 degrees warmer than 24 hours ago in places like Bozeman, which rained yesterday.
Skies are partly cloudy across the state.
Low high pressure brought a calm day to Treasure State.
It will move east allowing warmer temperatures on Thursday.
A cold front will then bring a chance of showers to western Montana Thursday night and Friday.
Temperatures will gradually become cooler on Friday in the west, remain mild in the east, and then cooler across the state over the weekend.
Showers will gradually spread across the state Friday evening and Saturday.
A better chance of rain and snow early next week.
Winds increasing, with strong Friday winds along the Rocky Mountain front.
Low tonight in the upper 30s and 40s.
Thursday highs in the upper 60s and 70s, though lower 80s to the northeast.
The highs drop to the 50s and 60s this weekend and to the 40s and 50s early next week.