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WATCH: Fairfield farmers experience severe winds during spring blizzard

Posted at 4:23 PM, Apr 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-28 18:23:35-04

A spring blizzard hit north-central Montana Sunday, and winter conditions are expected to last throughout the day.

For farmers on the Fairfield Bench, the wind proved to almost be more than they could stand.

In the video above, Jake and Ashley McFarlin battle over 40 mph winds at their barn at 7 a.m. Sunday.

Despite only 1-4 inches of snow expected at lower elevations, high winds have created whiteout conditions from the Rocky Mountain Front to the Hi-Line.

Be sure to follow our STORMTracker Weather page for updates on weather conditions in north-central Montana.

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