Montana Department of Transportation

Bigge Crane Megaload Permit Issued

A permit has been issued for a megaload to travel from Idaho through Montana to Great Falls. The move, planned for seven stages, will travel at night to minimize travel disruptions to others along the route. MORE INFORMATION

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
424 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014


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...THE HELENA MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 21 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1866 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         73    259 PM  95    2011  83    -10       89       
                                      2005                          
                                      1991                          
  MINIMUM         54    350 AM  38    1933  51      3       55       
  AVERAGE         64                        67     -3       72      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.02          1.82 1983   0.04  -0.02     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.42                      0.80  -0.38     1.45    
  SINCE OCT 1      8.17                      9.72  -1.55    11.16    
  SINCE JAN 1      7.17                      8.15  -0.98     7.86    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           0.0  1999   0.1   -0.1      0.0     
                                      1995                          
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0     
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY            1                         2     -1        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        16    -15        3       
  SINCE JUN 1    128                       179    -51      149       
  SINCE JUL 1      1                        43    -42        3       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         4     -4        7       
  MONTH TO DATE  167                       117     50      137       
  SINCE JUN 1    434                       347     87      438       
  SINCE JAN 1    438                       355     83      445       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.9                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT RAINRELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    86           300 AM                                     
 LOWEST     41           300 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    64                                                       

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THE HELENA MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        97      2006                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        33      1992                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
AUGUST 21 2014........SUNRISE   634 AM MDT   SUNSET   827 PM MDT   
AUGUST 22 2014........SUNRISE   635 AM MDT   SUNSET   826 PM MDT   

                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          




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