billings weather

3rd Snowiest Winter
The Gazette reports that Billings has seen 94 inches of snow this season, making this the third-snowiest winter on record, according to the National Weather Service.
Snow continued falling through Monday, with about 6 to 8 inches of accumulation, and a cold front quickly dropped temperatures into the…
Snowiest Feb. on Record
The Gazette reports that, with the shortest month of the year in the rear view mirror, Billings had its second-snowiest February on record, adding almost 32-and-a-half inches of powder to a year that already ranks in the top 10 for snowfall, according to the National Weather Service...
Billings Snow Budget Low
The Gazette reports that Billings’ record to-date snowfall once again activated residential snowplowing Thursday morning, and the growing public cost to pay private operators may soon drift into the red. Of the $420,000 allocated for residential snowplowing during the current fiscal …
Billings Schools Closed Tuesday
The National Weather Service forecast for the Billings area includes north winds 5 to 15 mph becoming westerly overnight, with wind chill readings as low as -35 degrees to -45 degrees. On Tuesday: Mostly sunny and still cold with southwest winds 10 to 20 mph creating wind chill readings from 35 to 4…
Monday School Closings
Several area school closings for today due to weather conditions, including; St. Labre School in Ashland, where school officials said all school activities have been canceled and there will be no buses. Pretty Eagle School at St. Xavier and St...
Accidents on I-90
Q2 reports that one man is dead following a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 90 near the Lockwood exit on Thursday night. Montana Highway Patrol said a Ford pickup truck was merging onto the interstate shortly after 5 p.m. when it spun into the path of a semi truck and trailer...
Winter Storm Watch, Possible Warning for Billings
According to the National Weather Service in Billings, projected forecasts as of Wednesday night showed the possibility of more than 14 inches of snow from a weather system expected to settle over Billings beginning today. NWS meteorologist Julie Arthur said “Some people are saying a foot to …
Light Snow and Bitter Cold for the Holiday
Christmas day brought bitter cold and very light snow to Billings. The National Weather Service reports we got four tenths of an inch of snow. The temperature was about 30 degrees below normal. Usually we average 35 degrees in Billings on Christmas Day...
Frigid and Snowy Until Christmas in Billings
The Gazette reports that, while it might have been the shortest day of the year, the winter solstice was also bitterly cold. Wind chill values during the day dipped as low as minus 5 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature, forecast to reach 26 degrees, with sustaine…