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February 7, 2019

While perusing the Montana Historical Society’s excellent quarterly publication, we came across an article about the terrible weather across much of the West and Northern Plains in 1949. Looking back through early 1949 issues of the Examiner, we discovered articles on the storms and how the winter was dealt with by the local populace. We will include snippets from that time period over the next few weeks.

January 28, 1949

Thirty-Nine Degrees Below Zero Recorded Here on the 25th. Sixteen of First 25 Days in January Had Readings of Zero Below

Sixteen of the first 25 days of January had the...

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