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Amid snow storms, forecasting in Billings takes hit during government shutdown

Posted at 6:57 PM, Jan 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:50:21-04

The winter weather doesn’t wait for the end of the government shutdown.

At the National Weather Service office in Billings, forecasters are working without pay, computer models go without updates and training goes lax.

Watch Q2 weather anchor Rob Griggs discuss the impact of the partial government shutdown on weather forecasting in Montana.

Click here for Q2’s full Thursday night coverage of the government shutdown.