Locals receive top weather observer award
September 22, 2022
SWAN VALLEY – Since 1981, husband and wife team Marty and Claudia Kux can be found daily at 6 p.m. recording the weather at their Lindbergh Lake home. Diligence and dedication has earned the couple the distinguished Thomas Jefferson Award, the National Weather Services’ top honor for cooperative weather observers, said Corby Dickerson IV, National Weather Service Observing Program Leader. They join the ranks of only five others in the Missoula forecast area and 13 Montanans that have received this honor since 1960. The Kuxes will be recognized in a virtual ceremony Oct. 25.
The Thomas J...