Local weather forecasters are predicting it to be smokey and hot for the first part of the week around the Bozeman area. Fires continue to burn around the state of Montana, as well as in Idaho and Washington, pushing smoke into our region.

photo by Dave Wooten

Look for smokey conditions to continue this week and for the temperatures to warm up dramatically on Monday and Tuesday. Here is what is predicted for this week weather-wise in the Bozeman area:

Mon - Partly Cloudy (smokey) with a high near 89

Tue - Partly Cloudy (smokey) with a high near 90

Wed - Mostly Cloudy (smokey) with a high near 83

Thur - Partly Cloudy with a high near 85

Fri - Mostly sunny, high near 81