H.H.C. Dunwoody, an Army first lieutenant who suggested in 1883 that rather than putting our faith in meteorologists who can’t predict the weather “for a longer period than two or three days, and frequently not longer than twenty-four hours,” we should follow the wisdom of animals.
The National Weather Service reported on Sunday morning, February 9, that the perfect combination of temperature and moisture met at about midnight, and dumped from five to 13 inches of snow on Western Montana.
For the second time this winter we are lucky enough to have temperatures below zero. Thanks to this degree dive, we are all going to be able to enjoy a lot more time indoors than what we’re used to. This might be nice for a day or two, but after that it can make a person crazy...
For many northwest Montanans, the 2013-14 winter hasn't felt like much of a winter at all. Although there haven't been a lot of record-setting warm temperatures, things on average have been warmer than most past years.