Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Heavy snowfall, cold temps blanket area


February 14, 2018

Mark Hebert

Malta Elementary Principal Theodore Schye talks with Miss Montana 2017 Maddie Murphy Thursday morning. Murphy was in town to talk with students but was advised to get on the road and get home before too much more snow fell on the day.

When it was snowing, temperatures dropped well below zero last week as the winter of 2018 continues to pound Phillips County.

In Malta, snow started falling around 6 a.m. last Wednesday and didn't stop until approximately supper time on Thursday.

Tanja Fransen from the US National Weather Service's Glasgow office told the PCN that when she was in Malta on Thursday night she measured the snow at the high school at 7.5-inches and said that there has already been a total of 10.7-inches in town for the month of February.

Early weather reports last week said that Zortman was to receive the mos...

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