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Blaine County Experiences Record Breaking Cold


October 28, 2020

The view out Bettie Barbers window from her home in the Bear Paw's changed drastically overnight recently. On October 13 the nice fall day with the colorful leaves was a sight to see. 24 hours later, a blanket of snow had covered the landscape.

As far as the first snow of the fall season Blaine County has been hit hard in recent years. We all remember 'Snowmageddon" the last weekend of September 2017. Record snowfall on trees full of leaves. Power outages that left some residents in the dark for 10 days or more. 2018 was a bit of a reprieve with the first snow of the fall falling on October 17 with just a skiff covering the Bear Paws. In 2019 heavy snow again fell the first week of October with 8-10" of the white stuff being reported throughout the county and road conditions forcing the cancellation of sporting events.

This years...

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