S ilver Star, Mont. lies along Highway 287 between Twin Bridges and Whitehall. It’s one of those blink and you might miss it kind of small towns, but if you’re paying any attention at all you’re bound to take note of the bright yellow store-slash-post office: Granny’s Country Store.
Leroy Reister was presented with a 10 Year Length of Service Award from the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Great Falls (GTF), MT. Leroy takes care of an automated precipitation gauge that records twenty four hour rain and snowfall amounts at his station located in Silver Star, Mont. Observations from Leroy’s station date back to 1939.