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By Tim Leeds 

Brrrrrrr

Cold delays or shuts down schools, school busing, breaks power lines, water main

 

February 7, 2019

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Ice clings to the face of mail carrier Tim Kinsella today as he braves temperatures lower than minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit to deliver mail along his route in Havre. "Cold weather is only good for one thing, and that's keeping mosquitos down," Kinsella said jokingly.

Editor’s note: This version is updated with information on Hill County Electric Cooperative

The coldest weather of the winter caused some problems in north-central Montana this morning, shutting down some schools, delaying others, stopping school buses, breaking at least one water main, downing power lines and causing power outages.

At one point, National Weather Service reported the temperature in Havre at a frigid minus 38 degrees fahrenheit, the coldest day so far this year, although still warmer than the record set for Feb. 5 in Havre in 1914, minus 43 degrees.

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