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Montana Weather Summary

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MONTANA WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
433 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED OVER FAR WESTERN 
MONTANA...MAINLY WEST AND SOUTH OF MISSOULA. OTHERWISE...IT HAS BEEN 
A RELATIVELY QUIET BUT HOT DAY ACROSS THE TREASURE STATE.

AS OF 419 PM...STATEWIDE TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM...95 IN MILES 
CITY...TO 81 IN PLENTYWOOD. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT 
UNTIL 11 PM MDT FOR WESTERN MONTANA...WEST OF THE DIVIDE. LARGE HAIL 
AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE THE MAIN THREATS IN THIS REGION.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER 
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND NORTHCENTRAL MONTANA LATE THIS AFTERNOON 
INTO THIS EVENING AND MAY LAST INTO TONIGHT. SOME OF THE STORMS WILL 
BE STRONG OR SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. WINDY 
CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY ON THURSDAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE WITH 
GUSTS OVER 40 MPH. WIND GUSTS COULD EXCEED 60 MPH ALONG THE EAST 
SLOPES OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN FRONT AND ADJACENT PLAINS. HIGHS WILL 
ONLY BE IN THE 60S OVER THE WEST...BUT NEAR 100 IN BILLINGS AND 
ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHEAST MONTANA.

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