The Glasgow Courier - Serving Proudly As The Voice Of Valley County Since 1913


(25) stories found containing 'national weather service'

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 25

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 21, 2015

Glasgow Levee Panel Making Progress

It's been a few years in the making, and it could be a few more years until a final plan is complete. The Glasgow Levee Committee has been working over the last year on creating a System-Wide Improvement Program (SWIF) policy that will help address...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

January • Has Glasgow really been sucked into some vortex that's dropped the temperatures below zero? The easy answer is no. Tanja Fransen, warning coordination meteorologist at National Weather...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 7, 2015

Arctic Push Brings Snow And Bitter Cold

The New Year came with a lot of snow and cold temperatures. The National Weather Service in Glasgow reported that 6.7 inches of snow fell on Monday, Jan. 5. On top of the snowfall from Friday and Saturday, the snowfall added up to over 11 inches in t...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 10, 2014

Storm Spotters Go National

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier The annual Skywarn Radio event took place this weekend at the National Weather Service in Glasgow. They started broadcasting around 5 p.m. Friday and continued through Saturday at 5 p.m. It sounded a little like a...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 26, 2014

Turkey Day Weather For The Birds?

Family, food and football are American traditions for Thanksgiving. As residents may be heading out of town for festivities this year, they might want to make extra preparations as two storms make their way through the state this week. According to...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 12, 2014

First Winter Storm Breaks Snowfall Record

Winter advisory warnings and watches went out for Northeast Montana over the past weekend – and they proved to be correct. The National Weather Service in Glasgow forecast accumulations in Valley...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 3, 2014

Flood Recovery Begins

While the rains have stopped, the water is still flowing. The record-breaking rainfall isn't quite done causing damage as the waters as of Tuesday hadn't receded under flood levels. But the Milk... Full story

 News    September 3, 2014

Now That Month Was Wet

The month of August was much wetter than normal. In fact it was the wettest August on record, and the fifth wettest month of all time. This was mainly due to a very slow moving storm system that brought record rainfall to the region from the 21st...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

Flash Floods

Valley County isn't a stranger to flooding. The occurrence of flooding is about once every two and a half years according to records at the Glasgow National Weather Service. Usually those floods take... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson and Janet Bailey    News    July 30, 2014

Wind Storm Causes Widespread Damage In Valley County

The National Weather Service in Glasgow had a busy day last week as warnings were issued for a storm that ended up moving rapidly through Valley County. The weather service reported that it was a...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 12, 2014

Whiz Kids Test Their Curiosity At Science Fair

While some students shook their heads in distaste for another project, others jumped at the chance to play with their curiosity. The 19th Glasgow Kiwanis Science Fair took place this last week at the...

 By Compiled by Bonnie Davidson and Quinn Robinson    News    January 8, 2014

Radioactive Waste, Bison and XL

January • The winter storm that hit northeast Montana on Thursday night, Jan. 10, wasn't a surprise. It had been making its way across the state, heralded by the forecasters. But its intensity on... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 8, 2014

Polar Vortex? Arctic Weather Settles In

Every major news station has picked up the phrase, polar vortex. Has Glasgow really been sucked into some vortex that's dropped the temperatures below zero? The easy answer to that is no. Tanja...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 11, 2013

NWS: On Watch For A Change In The Weather

With winter weather advisories in effect, snow and ice covering the roads and concerns with the amount of precipitation that falls in the local area, many turn to the local National Weather Service...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 4, 2013

Two From Glasgow In Plane Crash

Search and rescue workers have been looking through rugged Idaho terrain for a lost plane just outside of Cascade, Idaho. The plane was carrying two residents of Glasgow and three members of their family. Sheree Chalmers Smith, of Glasgow, and her... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 20, 2013

A Reminder Of The Big Flood

A painful but important reminder was placed at Sullivan Park this week. The National Weather Service in Glasgow worked with the Glasgow Reds baseball team to place a high water mark on the... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    October 2, 2013

Federal Shutdown Hits Here

There’s no one answering the phone at the Glasgow Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management. “No one is available to take your call because of the government shutdown,” a recorded message says. A recording at the USDA office intones,... Full story

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    September 25, 2013

How Safe Do You Really Feel?

How incredulous would you feel if I were to tell you that personnel in the Office of Odometer Fraud Investigation are allowed to carry firearms? Or that there are 36 federal officers carrying firearms for every 100,000 residents? (In Washington, D.C....

 News    July 17, 2013

Tornado Skips Valley County

An impressive storm cloud was visible in central Valley County Monday afternoon but the storm’s hail and wind didn’t come until it reached farther east. Hailstones 1 inch and larger were seen... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    June 26, 2013

More Rain, But No Flash Floods

A couple of dry days prevented flash flooding in Valley County Monday night, even though Glasgow received .83 inches of rain. The National Weather Service in Glasgow warned of thunderstorms and heavy rain for most of northeast Montana on Monday... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    June 19, 2013

Floodwater Gone; Storm In Forecast

After two weeks above flood stage, the Milk River at Glasgow dropped below the 25-foot flood stage on Tuesday and is expected to fall quickly, to around 16 feet on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service office in Glasgow. The river...

 By Samar Fay    News    June 12, 2013

More Rainfall Could Renew Flooding

Tanja Fransen at the Glasgow office of the National Weather Service is sending out e-blasts again, as she did during the record flooding of 2011. The latest, sent on Tuesday at noon, begins with a che... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    June 5, 2013

Milk River Above Flood Stage

The Milk River at Glasgow jumped ahead of predictions and rose to 25.6 feet late Tuesday night. Flood stage is 25 feet, so there is minor flooding in low-lying areas. The latest forecast from the... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    May 29, 2013

Hail Storms Hit Or Miss Across County; Rain Record Set

If you were in it, like Glasgow was Saturday evening, the hail storm was bad. But only some areas were hit while most others escaped. Glasgow was subjected to a heavy downpour that turned into...

 Opinion    May 22, 2013

Bison Legacy Fine As Is

This is an open letter from Michael Fred Ereaux of Malta, a member of the Montana Community Preservation Alliance, to Tom France, the Missoula-based senior director for western wildlife conservation for the National Wildlife Federation, whose... Full story