MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced a set of directives and guidance to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect vulnerable Montanans, including closing of public K-12 schools, social distancing measures, and limiting visitation at nursing home facilities.
The National Weather Service is reporting that the Missoula area is in the grip of a weak La Nina patter, which has produced copious amounts of snow, and even some freezing rain and sleet, leading to a winter storm warning until 5:00 p.m. this afternoon.
I don't wanna give you a "Back in my day" speech. But it seems like "snow days" are rare occurences here in Montana. We are used to extreme weather. I feel like the bus drivers back in my public school days were as diligent as postmen. " Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds...
MISSOULA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED, school is canceled, it's officially a SNOOOOW DAAAAY!! woo hoo! Frenchtown, DeSmet, St. Joes, Loyola, Florence Carlton, Hamilton and Corvallis are also jumping on board, school is canceled.