...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY... The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Red Flag Warning...which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect. * IMPACTS: Low humidities, unseasonably warm temperatures, strong gusty winds, and wind shift with a cold front will create erratic fire behavior and new fire starts. * AFFECTED AREA: In North Central WY Fire Zones...274...284. In South Central MT Fire Zones...125...126...127...128...129. In Southeast MT Fire Zones...130...131...132. In Southeast MT and Northwest SD Fire Zone...133. * COUNTIES AFFECTED: In Central MT...Golden Valley...Musselshell. In North Central WY...Big Horn...Johnson...Sheridan...Washakie. In Northwest SD...Harding. In South Central MT...Big Horn...Carbon...Park...Stillwater Sweet Grass...Yellowstone. In Southeast MT...Carter...Custer...Fallon...Powder River Rosebud...Treasure. * WIND: Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. * HUMIDITY: 9 to 14 percent. * TEMPERATURES: Mid 80s to mid 90s. * COLD FRONT: In the afternoon and evening. Expect a sharp drop in temperatures and rise in humidity behind the frontal passage, along with gusty northwest winds. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior. &&
Currently in Billings
90°F / 52°F
- Amtrak CEO releases statement regarding train derailment
- 32nd St. W and Monad Rd. intersection closed
- BPD: Missing woman found safe
- Local family mourns the loss of 2-month-old baby Quinn
- MHP investigating fatal crash that took place on Thursday near Lavina
- Two people killed, one hospitalized in plane crash south of Billings ID'd
- Police search for suspect in Thursday morning shooting
- Multiple agencies respond to fast moving wildland fire
- Search and rescue mission continues in Yellowstone National Park
- Wanted Montana woman arrested in Texas
Sign Up For Newsletters
Success! An email has been sent to with a link to confirm list signup.
Error! There was an error processing your request.