Posted 3:52 PM 12/6/2013 by MTN Meteorologist Mike Rawlins
Montana is in the middle of a frigid blast of cold air, which rivals temperatures at the South Pole.
On Friday, Great Falls dropped to -26° around 6 a.m., setting a new record low for December 6.
At the same time, the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica was only (More)
Posted 8:52 AM 12/6/2013 by Dennis Bragg - KPAX News
MISSOULA - The extreme cold is already causing ice buildup on rivers and streams in the Northern Rockies. Although no problems are reported yet, hydrologists are keeping a close eye on the changing conditions.
Ice began building up earlier this week as the temperatures started to plunge (More)
Posted 2:13 PM 12/4/2013 by MTN Meteorologist Matt Jones
GREAT FALLS - Montanans are no strangers to the frigid temperatures each winter season but this stretch of cold weather will be unusual.
Some of the coldest temperatures we've seen in several years can be expected and it won't just last a day or two, but will last through the upcoming (More)
Posted 8:43 AM 12/4/2013 by Russ Thomas - KPAX News
MISSOULA - The Arctic chill is here, and temperatures are expected to just get colder. That has schools across Western Montana focusing on keep their student's safe and warm.
Target Range School in Missoula sent out a (More)
Posted 10:19 PM 12/2/2013 by Russ Thomas - KPAX News
MISSOULA - If you've spent any time in Western Montana during the winter months, you've undoubtedly heard the term, "wind chill factor". What many may not know is how wind chill is calculated or how dangerous it really can be. According to the dictionary, the definition of wind (More)
Posted 8:20 AM 12/2/2013 by Dennis Bragg - KPAX News
MISSOULA - December on the doorstep, and National Weather Service forecasters say they're still being challenged by "neutral" ocean temperatures - which make it difficult to lay out a clear-cut long-range winter forecast.
This winter got off to an early start (More)