|Date of Sighting||01/01/12|
Steve Paulson, Lewistown Junior High School, reports: "Hello from Beautiful Central Montana! Lewistown Junior High is located in the geographic center of Montana. We are surrounded by 7 different "island" mountain ranges and at an elevation of 4100 feet above sea level. We have a very unique weather pattern in Lewistown. As storms move across the state, the surrounding mountains and Lewistown receive heavy precipitation in the form of rain or snow. When last summer, Montana was in a extreme state of fire danger, and wildfires were burning all over the state, Lewistown and Central Montana was still green. Winter stays around longer in the spring also. This year, winter weather arrived in late November. Christmas day, the high temperature was only 10F above and it dropped to -11F below that night. To date we have had 107 Inches of snow in the mountains and our ground in Lewistown has a thick 12 inch blanket of snow. March 15 is usually when we see the first robin around town. When do YOU think we'll see our first robin? Looking southeast out my classroom window .
When do YOU think we'll see our first robin?
Looking southeast out my classroom window .
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|Observer's First Name||Steve|
|Observer's Last Name||Paulson|
|Teacher's First Name||Steve|
|Teacher's Last Name||Paulson|
|School||Lewistown Junior High|