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                              
333 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 20 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         79   1213 PM  99    1931  82     -3       90       
  MINIMUM         53   1147 PM  39    1916  50      3       55       
  AVERAGE         66                        66      0       73      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.04          1.58 1974   0.06  -0.02     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.57                      0.96  -0.39     0.89    
  SINCE OCT 1     14.69                     12.72   1.97    12.04    
  SINCE JAN 1     12.64                     10.72   1.92     8.70    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0  2002   0.0    0.0      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         3     -3        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        31    -31        8       
  SINCE JUN 1    228                       272    -44      196       
  SINCE JUL 1      5                        81    -76       24       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        1                         3     -2        8       
  MONTH TO DATE  138                        87     51       91       
  SINCE JUN 1    317                       243     74      292       
  SINCE JAN 1    317                       250     67      295       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (270)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.0                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  THUNDERSTORM                                                       
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    83           600 AMLOWEST     30          1200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    57                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   81        99      1894                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        38      1992                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
AUGUST 21 2014........SUNRISE   630 AM MDT   SUNSET   827 PM MDT   
AUGUST 22 2014........SUNRISE   631 AM MDT   SUNSET   825 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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