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A Miserable March: Cold and snow for the second month in a row


A fresh baby calf shelters amongst the yucca while mom keeps an eye on the photographer after an April 1st snowstorm, in the picture above courtesy of Julie Emmons.

March of 2019 in Broadus will go down as the sixth coldest on record, according to National Weather Service records. The record low for March was set this year, on March 3rd with a -36 reading, shattering the previous record of -30, from March 4th of 1989.

The high temperature finally broke the freezing mark for the first time in March on the 11th, with the last single digit low of the month on the 17th. Around this period, the snows began to slowly melt. By the 20th, as temps climbed into the 50s, snowmelt took off, and with it the flooding.

The high temperature of the month in Broadus...

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