Area sees record rainfall Wednesday, Havre precip deficit cut by half

Not a lot of moisture predicted in the near future


Last updated 10/12/2023 at 11:41am

The Havre area saw record setting rainfall yesterday, with 0.46 inches dropping, cutting this year’s water deficit in half, and the area northeast of Havre saw similar precipitation.

National Weather Service Great Falls Lead Meteorologist Jim Brusda said the previous record for Oct. 11 was 0.24 inches, and Havre got nearly double that.

Meteorologist Matt Ludwig said Chinook and Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation got even more with a full half inch, with Fort Belknap Indian Community and Harlem getting 0.34 inches.

Ludwig said Chester got about a tenth of an inch but Big Sandy got a fifth...

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