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  • NWS Glasgow Presents SKYWARN 2024

    Glasgow National Weather Service, For the Courier

    SKYWARN is a volunteer program with between 350,000 and 400,000 trained severe weather spotters across the county. These volunteers help keep their local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service. A Spotter Talk will occur on Thursday, May 2, 6 p.m., at the Valley County Courthouse, 501 E Court St. During this talk attendees will lean the basics of thunderstorms, fundamentals of storm structure, identifying potential severe weather features, type of information to report, how to... Full story

  • Warmest December On Record

    National Weather Service, For The Courier|Jan 10, 2024

    Another record has been broken! This past month was the warmest December on record for Glasgow. The previous record was in 1999 and the last time we had a top 10 warmest December was in 2020 when the average temperature was 27.2 degrees. Four daily temperature records were set this past December. Record high maximum temperatures were set on the 6th and 13th and record high minimum temperatures were set on the 6th and 7th. This is also the fourth time in recorded history that we haven't dipped...

  • Glasgow NWS Undergoes Upgrade To Radar

    Glasgow National Weather Service, For the Courier|Oct 11, 2023

    The NWS weather radar in Glasgow is currently undergoing the last of four major upgrades that are part of a multi-year project known as the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP). "Wholesale replacement of weather radars is cost-prohibitive, and as such it was determined that the best way to ensure that the current aggregate of 158 radars across the U.S. (including island sites in the Pacific and Atlantic) are fully functional for another 30 years is to take on these four individual projects to...

  • Glasgow Snowfall Amount Is Higher Than Normal

    Glasgow National Weather Service, For the Courier|Jan 11, 2023

    Glasgow was below normal for total precipitation and snowfall in 2022, but so far, this winter has been off to a snowy start. In fact, Glasgow’s current snowfall amount is 219.1 percent of normal. Glasgow has seen more snowfall in the 2022 to 2023 season to date than all of the 2021 to 2022 season. Glasgow has seen 34.4’’ of snowfall to date this season. That makes this the fourth snowiest start to winter on record. This is only 4.1” shy of the all-time record set in 2010. The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) outlook for January through March c...

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