By Tim Leeds 

Bit of snow hits but warm weekend expected


Last updated 3/11/2021 at 11:24am

Havre Dailly News/Colin Thompson

Snow dusts Saddle Butte and the land south of Havre this morning. The snow stuck after a day when temperatures hit 47 at the Havre City-County Airport - with heavy snow falling at times with the temperatures in the 40s - and a high last Friday of 60. But it is likely not to stick, with no snow in the forecast throught the wekeend and highs expected to be back in the 40s in the region today and close to or more than 60 by Sunday.

An unexpected snowstorm hit this part of the Hi-Line Wednesday, leaving some white on the ground from about Inverness to Chinook or a bit past, but it is expected to be gone by this afternoon with a slow warming trend bringing temperatures near or higher than 60 by Sunday before the next possible snowstorm early next week.

Some heavy snow even fell in the afternoon, although with temperatures in the mid-40s none of that stuck.

But the temperatures dropped a bit and more snow fell over the weekend, leaving the ground white by morning.

"It was pretty interesting," National Weather Service...

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