Great Falls has set a daily snowfall record on Thanksgiving day, November 28, 2019, receiving around 8 inches (196 mm)-- breaking the previous record in 2010 by over 51 mm (2 inches), according to the National Weather Service (NWS). On Black Friday, November 29, the Great Falls registered the coldest temperature in the state.
Over the course of the storm that began on Wednesday, November 27, the city has received about 292 mm (11 inches), while nearby areas in Ulm saw around 254 to 508 mm (10 to 20 inches).
The classic "lull between storms" over MT for now as the Thanksgiving storm lifts north into Canada while the next is moving north from the Great Basin, to spread snow into SW MT later tonight and central/north-central MT Friday morning . #mtwx pic.twitter.com/e6VyYnbw67— NWS Great Falls (@NWSGreatFalls) November 29, 2019
On Friday morning, a temperature of -16 °C (3.2 °F) was registered at Malmstrom Air Force Base.
Over the two-day period, 356 mm (14 inches) of snow fell in the Cut Bank Area, while Shelby saw around 229 to 254 mm (9 to 10 inches). Meanwhile, 305 mm (12 inches) was measured in Dutton.
From Friday through Saturday morning, November 30, Great Falls is expected to see further 179 mm (7 inches) of snow as a second storm system has moved through the area from the south.
NWS has advised travelers to take caution due to poor road conditions, particularly in northcentral Montana.
Featured image credit: @NWSGreatFalls/Twitter
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