Hot and dry conditions will wrap up the work week here in the Treasure State.
Temperatures on Friday will hit the 90s under sunny skies for much of Central Montana.
Critical fire weather is expected to return on Saturday with the passage of a cold front.
Very low humidity is likely and the wind will kick up Saturday afternoon along the leading edge of this front.
Temperatures will remain well into the 90s on Saturday ahead of this system.
Following this front, temperatures will cool to the low 80s on Sunday.
Next week starts out hot and dry with temperatures well into the 80s.