With space heaters and snow blowers working overtime, it's been weeks since we've gotten above 32 degrees. While we will likely see significant snow this weekend, Billings is expected to have high temperatures above the freezing mark almost every day until late March.
The National Weather Service has a Wind Chill Warning in effect for Yellowstone Country through 12 Noon mountain time Monday, March 4 with wind chills of 45 below zero and frostbite on exposed skin possible within ten minutes.
The long awaited opening of the new WinCo Foods in Billings at 2424 Central Avenue (the old Kmart location) was today at 9am. It of course was packed. Even though it was 15 below, people were still standing outside to get in to be the first to shop...
Starting with the Breakfast Flakes, listen every hour from 5am to 5pm to win a gift card from Baskin-Robbins 31 Flavors that can be redeemed at either of their two locations. See below for address. Mark and Paul will also be drawing for a $1000 Clark Marten gift certificate at 9:45am.
Research from WalletHub ranks Billings as the 39th Hardest Working City in the United States based on employment rate, average weekly work hours, unused vacation time and other factors that DID NOT include weather conditions.
Snow showers will continue into Tuesday night and Wednesday with another 6 to 8 inches of accumulations likely. Another winter weather system is expected to impact our area Thursday with 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation and bitter cold.