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By Tim Leeds 

Warm weather expected to return to area this week


January 20, 2020

Havre Daily News/Jack Lambert

Ice frosts the spillway at Fresno Dam Thursday as water going through the dam creates a cloud of steam. Temperatures in the region are about to shoot up compared to the past week - Thursday bottomed out at minus 11 Thursday at the Havre City-County Airport and hit minus 28 Wedesday - with highs expected today in the 20s and rising into the 30s and even 40s for the rest of the week.

More up-and-down weather appears to be heading to this part of the Golden Triangle, with a week's worth of below-zero weather expected to be followed by temperatures in the 30s and 40s, and the warmer weather bringing an earlier-than-usual chance of ice jams.

While some cold weather and snowstorms had been occurring in this region since September, warm weather had always followed, melting off the snow in the lowlands, although enough accumulated in the Bear Paw Mountains tho allow Bear Paw Ski Bowl to open Jan. 12.

Warm weather continued through late fall into the start of winter, with De...

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