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Cold Temps Expected - Rainfall Totals Measured

Cold Temps Expected

The National Weather Service in Glasgow recorded significant precipitation over the past week.

Beginning Oct. 2, NWSG reports .25” in Wolf Point, .37” in Poplar and .67” in the Culbertson and Bainville area. Glasgow saw .39”.

An Oct. 1 storm dropped an additional .17 inches in Wolf Point, with .1” in Culbertson and .26” in Glasgow.

At press time, temps are expected to drop considerably over the weekend before returning to pleasant autumn weather next week.

According to regional forecasters, the fall growing season is officially over. “A few more days with seasonal weather,” stated an Oct. 3 social media post from NWSG. “Wednesday night, [Oct. 5], a cold front brings isolated showers that night and a noticeable cool down on Thursday, [Oct. 6]. Temperatures gradually climb back to more seasonal values into the start of the following week.”

This was the warmest September ever for the city of Glasgow for its period of record which is 128 years. It also had the warmest temperature ever experienced in September at 106 on Sept. 7. There were three days that broke 100 in September with Sept. 1 and Sept. 3 being the other two.

A record high temperature of 89 degrees occurred Thursday, Sept. 29, at Glasgow. This breaks the old record of 87 set in 1967.

September was a dry month with only 0.13 inches of precipitation for Glasgow. The normal for the whole month is 1.06 inches. This makes it the 11th driest September on record for Glasgow.

Much of northeast Montana experienced similar highs and drought.

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