Heavy snowfall may provide mixed blessing
The chance of drought continuing in Montana is still real, but the snow the state received in the last week was a good shot in the arm, a government official said today.
Meanwhile, the likelihood of rapidly rising temperatures later this week has city officials preparing for possible flooding.
Most of the state received snow starting early last week, along with very cold temperatures in many areas. In fact, Havre was the cold spot in the nation Saturday with a low of 23 below zero.
Jerry Beard, snow survey supervisor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Se...