Great Falls currently at the 5th snowiest February on record and is also well on its way to finishing 2nd for all-time coldest February.
Light snow showers continue for central Montana but the heaviest snow is now in eastern Montana. Arctic air moves back in this evening with dangerous wind chills expected between -20 and -40 through Monday morning.
Over 400 middle school girls packed the new C.M. Russell High School STEM Center Friday morning to learn more about women in STEM.
The Cascade County Zoning Board of Adjustment passed the special use permit application Thursday morning for a hemp-processing facility located in Sun River.
It’s that time of year again when love is in the air: Valentine’s Day.
The community came out to a cold and snowy ‘Topping Out’ ceremony on Wednesday at Great Falls High School.
The Bruggeman family has 36 sled dogs and Spencer and Brett do about three mid-distance races per year, which can be anywhere from 200 to 350 miles.
SW MT will continue to see areas of scattered snow showers Sunday afternoon with some making their way into central portions of the state Sunday evening. Very cold temperatures continue. Some areas finally getting above zero on Monday afternoon.
Very cold below zero temperatures will stay through Monday morning. Light snow showers will continue off and on as well through Monday morning, accumulations are expected to remain light. Another round of snow is possible Tuesday into Wednesday.
The bitter cold over the past week has impacted several utilities.
Students involved in the High School House program through NeighborWorks Great Falls set down their tools Thursday for a celebration.
31 graduates walked across the stage in front of family, friends and educators this evening at the Paris Gibson Education Center to receive their high school diplomas.
Snow becomes less widespread through the evening then more snow showers move in Monday morning, very cold
Snow will become less widespread through the evening but another round with light accumulation moves in Monday morning. Wind chills could reach as low as -45 below tonight. Very cold air sticks around for the first half of the work week.
Very cold arctic air moves in Saturday with the passing of a cold front and widespread snow develops Saturday evening and continues through Monday morning. Accumulations generally in the 6-12″ range.
With Montana being located in the higher latitudes and with long winter months and shorter hours of sunlight, it’s not unlikely to occasionally feel down during this time of year, according to Clinical Psychologist Stephanie Burcusa.
The event followed Governor Steve Bullock’s final State of the State address, where one of his top priorities included continuing Medicaid expansion.
United Way of Cascade County announced the campaign total they raised in 2018 on Thursday night, which totaled $1.1 million.
Over the past five years, the board has worked on the project of bringing the first National Heritage Area to Montana. The area would celebrate the history of Great Falls all the way up to Fort Benton.
Snow showers continue through the evening with gusty winds, not much accumulation expected in lower elevations
Through the rest of Sunday evening we can expect more rain and snow showers and windy conditions with gusts up to 60 mph at times. Temperatures remain cool on Monday and Tuesday with highs in the 20s and lows in the single digits and teens.
Precipitation moves in Sunday and will start off as a rain/snow mix and transition gradually to all snow once a cold front moves through. High Wind Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories in place.