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NWS Wintery Forecast Friday
A special weather report was released by the National Weather Service today, forecasting snow spreading across the area Friday. Snowfall will begin over Yellowstone County, the Absarokas and Bighorns by midday Friday, with light snow over northern portions of the Bighorn Basin by tomorrow afternoon.…
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…
School Closures
Q2 reports late-season winter weather is forcing some schools across south-central Montana to cancel or delay classes. Closures include; Lodge Grass schools, St. Charles mission school in Pryor, St. Labre Catholic Schools in Ashland, Pretty Eagle School in St...
SD2 Alternate Bus Routes
According to SD2 Superintendent Terry Bouck, they’re going to run alternate bus routes today. The superintendent said the alternate bus routes should only be needed today, but the District will keep you posted if they need to be extend...
Road Closure Reports
Dangerous conditions prompted the Montana Department of Transportation to close roads across rural Montana on Monday.
U.S. Highway 191 between Grass Range and Malta remained closed last night due to snow drifting and blowing across the road...
Hazardous Road Conditions
The Montana Department of Transportation issued numerous reports of hazardous driving conditions late Sunday in eastern Montana. On US-191, areas of the road were closed due to zero visibility, heavy snowfall, high winds and ice with major drifting...
Bullock Declares State of Emergency
Gov. Steve Bullock has issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency on the Blackfeet, Fort Belknap, and Northern Cheyenne reservations and in Glacier and Golden Valley Counties.
The declaration is in response to extreme cold and blizzard conditions with drifting snow, impacting most of No…
School Closures
Today’s school closures and late starts include a late start at Lame Deer – scheduled for 10 a.m., with buses leaving the barn at 8 a.m. and arrive at their first stop by 8:30, arriving at the elementary school by 10 a.m. and the high school by 10:20...
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...

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