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Thomas L. Salem Jr.

Thomas L. Salem Jr., of Lakeland, Tenn., the Science and Operations Officer of the Memphis station of the National Weather Service, is dead. He was suffering from renal cell carcinoma and passed at Ba... Full story

 

Gilchrist Leads Glasgow NWS

Patrick Gilchrist took over as the meteorologist in charge (MIC) of the Glasgow National Weather Service (NWS) on Aug. 29, following the departure of Tanja Fransen. As an MIC, he oversees a staff of...

 

Glentana Hit By EF-2 Tornado

An EF-2 tornado directly hit the small community of Glentana July 18 causing extensive damage to property but, to the relief of residents, community members emerged unscathed. According to the...

 

Glentana Hit by Tornado-Warned Storm

Update: The National Weather Service in Glasgow confirmed an EF-2 tornado hit Glentana. A tornado-warned storm went through Glentana July 18. The small community experienced extensive damage with... Full story

 

Glentana Hit by Tornado

An EF-2 tornado directly hit the small community of Glentana July 18 causing extensive damage to property but, to the relief of residents, community members emerged unscathed. According to the...

 

SKYWARN Spotter Training Classes

The National Weather Service in Glasgow, in conjunction with county Disaster and Emergency Services directors, will be hosting a series of SKYWARN Weather Spotter training classes in May. The dates for the classes are: May 16, 5:30 p.m. STAT Air...

 

Just Let It Rain - or Snow - Already!

The past week's rain and snow throughout Valley County was welcomed and even elicited comments such as "Thank goodness for this rain!" "I don't like snow this time of year but it's better than nothing...

 

Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority

Dear Editor, For over a century, passenger rail has been part of Montana's heritage, culture, and economy. It's currently a lifeline for Hi-Line communities. And, without a doubt, it is part of...

 

Welcome Back, Bigelbach

The Glasgow Courier welcomed back Michelle Bigelbach on March 7. Bigelbach returns to the Courier to take up the mantle of Publisher/Editor after a hiatus of just over a year from the paper. She first...

 

When Things Go Off the Rails

Valley County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) held a tabletop exercise Feb. 15 at the Cottonwood. For three hours “players” from various local organizations confronted a fictional passenger train derailment to test their response...

 

'Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow'

After record high temps, winter arrived early in Valley County Saturday with four inches of snow accumulating on the ground, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) Glasgow Office. "We actuall...

 

Record Warm Weather In Valley County

Valley County experienced a brief warm spell over the weekend, with temperatures expected to above normal through at least Thursday. The warm weather is not normal, Mark Avery, a National Weather...

 

USDA Expands Assistance to Cover Feed Transportation Costs

In response to the severe drought conditions in the West and Great Plains, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today its plans to help cover the cost of transporting feed for livestock that rely on grazing. USDA is updating the Emerge... Full story

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 7, 2021

Second Hottest June on Record, More Triple Digit Temps Possible

It is time to break out the shorts and iced tea, with triple digit temperatures possible throughout July. "We have maybe some very minor relief compared to what we have seen for the last couple of...

 

'On My Honor, I Will Do My Best'

Scout uniform? Check. Scout Oath recited verbatim? Check. Tent pegs inserted securely? Check. S'mores over a campfire? Check. Eagerness to get back to nature and learn lifelong skills? Double-check. W...

 

Extreme Cold Snaps Northeast Montana into Winter

An Arctic Air Mass moved in from the north and settled over much of the United States during the last week and a half bringing with it dangerously low temperatures and wind chills across all of...

 

Predicting the Weather to Fight Fires Down Under

It wasn't as simple as packing a bag and getting on the plane like years before. In fact, getting to Australia as a National Weather Service Incident Meteorologist-IMET for short-required a good deal...

 

Second Round of CFAP To Go To Ag Producers

The USDA announced on Sept. 18, following a President Trump campaign rally on Sept. 17 in Wisconsin, an additional $14 billion is available for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs due to COVID-19. The...

 

County Holds Public Hearing on CDBGs

The Valley County Commissioners hosted their required first public hearing on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding on Aug. 4 in the Valley County Courthouse. The hearing was to inform the public about the various programs available and...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 27, 2020

EF-Zero Tornado Touches Down Near Whatley Road

It was, by all accounts, a beautiful day on May 20. Temps had soared into the 80s, the dew point was high and the wind was low. So, Joe Simmons decided to take his dogs for some exercise. He had just...

 

NWS Glasgow Hosting Ask The Meteorologist Talks

The National Weather Service in Glasgow has transitioned their free Skywarn weather spotter training course to online as a result of social distancing. The presentation can be viewed on Youtube at the following link: www.youtube.c... Full story

 

In Like a Lamb

March weather conditions started off with warm above freezing temperatures, leading to snow and ice in the region to melt off, which caused minor flooding in low lying areas in Valley County. With...

 

"2019" The Year in Review

January 2019 Buerkle Hangs Up His Hat - Sheriff to Retire After 43 Years in LE Former Undersheriff Faces Rape Charge - State Amends Previous Charge Alleging Intercourse with 14-Year Old Farm Bill...

 

CoCoRaHS Winter Training

The National Weather Service in Glasgow will be welcoming the new year with an online Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) Winter Training session on Friday, Jan. 3, from noon to 12:30 p.m. Join the meeting at... Full story

 

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