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By Tim Leeds 

Havre closing in on record snowfall for year

Snow or snow-rain mix predicted through Sunday


Havre Daily News/Tim Leeds

Vehicles and pedestrians travel through a wintry scene on First Street in Havre this morning, the 14th day of spring. Snow that started over the weekend continued this morning to add to the near-record amount of snow in the area, 83.6 inches in Havre through midnight Sunday since July 1. A winter storm warning covered most of Montana east of the divide this morning with a winter weather advisory in effect west of the divide. The Weather Channel long-range forecast predicts that up a foot of new snow could fall in Havre through Sunday night.

Though spring - technically - has sprung, as forecasters predicted last month, the winter that wouldn't quit hasn't quit.

Snow fell over the weekend, with nearly an inch accumulating Sunday by midnight in Havre - already listed by Weather Channel last week as the U.S. city with the worst winter of the year, and closing in on breaking its record for the most snowfall in a year - and close to another half-inch recorded by this morning.

The snow and cold didn't stop people with traditional Easter egg hunts, however. Scores of children - and parents and members of the Havre Optimist Club -...

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