Despite the severe cold snap in the middle of February, the seasonal average cold pool area over the Northern Hemisphere was the ninth smallest in the last 73 years.
Wednesday's snowfall across the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys was set to break the April 15 record by 6 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
HELENA — Flood, snow, avalanche and fire alerts popped up Monday from Idaho to Colorado, as parts of the U.S. interior that were paralyzed by blizzards and floods last month braced for round two of an unusual weather phenomenon.
Flooding across a wide area of central and Eastern Montana continued Tuesday, with conditions moderate in some areas east of Billings.
The storm is expected to slow down, stall and then perhaps wander just off the Carolina shore as it nears the coast Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and the more it stalls, the more it rains.
Harsh weather systems are unleashing three sets of menacing conditions Saturday: thunderstorms and tornado risks in the South, more wildfire danger in Oklahoma and the southern Plains, and a blizzard in the upper Plains and upper Midwest.
A weather system expected to hit Billings this weekend could generate close to 10 inches of snow and bring near-blizzard conditions to parts of eastern Montana, potentially endangering newborn livestock and producing near-impossible travel conditions.
The Hilo side on Hawaii's Big Island gets the rain, and it also means the Hilo side gets something pretty special: waterfalls.
Early winter storms have already dumped up to several feet of snow throughout Montana’s mountains, setting ski areas on track for early openings and giving snow enthusiasts hope that this year’s La Niña winter will produce a repeat of last year’s conditions.
HELENA — Cool, damp weather has brought relief from wildfires in the northwestern U.S., northern Idaho and western Montana, but the fall fire season is getting underway in Southern California, forecasters said Sunday.
Winter roared back into Montana Wednesday and Thursday, dumping several inches of snow in the Helena Valley and hammering the nearby mountains…
Those hoping to get outside this Labor Day Weekend may want to pack some rain gear and snow boots.