Hot, dry weather for the second half the week
Dry skies and ample sunshine are expected Wednesday through Friday. Daytime highs will be near normal Wednesday but gradually warm into the 90s by the end of the week.
Temperatures will be a few degrees cooler this weekend with highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s.
Fire danger remains at MODERATE in Missoula County, the Flathead and Bitterroot National Forests and Yellowstone Park.
Fire danger is HIGH in the Gallatin National Forest and the Kootenai National Forest. The prolonged hot and dry weather will likely increase fire danger.