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It's official: Winter was mild

 

March 24, 2020

Havre Daily News/Jack Lambert

Trying to make the best of the conditions, John Brown skiis up the mountain with his daughter Claire, 2, on his back Sunday at Bear Paw Ski Bowl in the Chippewa-Cree Recreation Area.

Officially, winter is over. But in Havre, is it really ever over for good?

That's the question everyone wants to know as spring has sprung. Of course, Havre and much of Montana got a big gasp of winter just a week ago when 7.1 inches of fresh snow fell in the area, and a week later some of it still lingers, as below average temperatures followed.

However, according to Matt Jackson of the National Weather Service in Great Falls, Havre's winter was not average, not by a long shot. 

As far as snowfall goes, Havre received just 14.1 inches from Dec. 1 to Feb. 29. That makes it the 19th leas...



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