May 29, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 22

Hail Storms Hit Or Miss Across County; Rain Record Set

More Is On The Way: Forecast Calls For Heavy Rains, Northeast Montana Flood Watch Through Friday

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.

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Sue McLaren / For The Courier
A photo taken at Ezzie’s Westend convenience store Saturday evening shows hail drifting like snow. Glasgow had a record 1.53 inches of precipitation and experienced some flash flooding.

Glasgow was subjected to a heavy downpour that turned into pea-size and larger hail after 7 p.m. It was a record rain for the date, 1.53 inches, and it didn’t take long to create flash flooding. Although not as bad as the storm of 2007, tender plants were destroyed and some tree leaves were stripped and washed into storm drains, causing jams. The underpass was closed and there was 8 to 10 inches of standing water on U.S. 2. A foot of water was reported ne...

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