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Special Weather Statement

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This document contains all warnings in the state so please read the
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WWUS85 KBYZ 242343
SPSBYZ

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Billings MT
543 PM MDT WED MAY 24 2017
 
MTZ037-250045-
Carter MT-
543 PM MDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

At 542 PM MDT, trained weather spotters reported a strong
thunderstorm 15 miles northwest of Ridgeway, or 19 miles southwest of
Ekalaka, moving southeast at 35 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Ridgeway, Capitol and Albion. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

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LAT...LON 4506 10420 4559 10488 4575 10476 4552 10404
      4526 10404
TIME...MOT...LOC 2342Z 297DEG 31KT 4564 10472 

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Arthur


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WWUS85 KGGW 242124
SPSGGW

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
324 PM MDT WED MAY 24 2017
 
MTZ024.027-242230-
Richland MT-Dawson MT-Prairie MT-Wibaux MT-
324 PM MDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WIBAUX...SOUTHEASTERN PRAIRIE...
EASTERN RICHLAND AND EASTERN DAWSON COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM MDT...

At 324 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 7 miles north of Lambert to 12 miles east of
Miles City. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Sidney, Glendive, Wibaux, Fairview, Savage, West Glendive, Lambert,
Intake, Carlyle, East Fairview, Hoyt, Saint Phillip, Wooley, Crane,
Yates, Hodges, Mildred, Forest Park, Stipek and Marsh.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Persons in campgrounds should consider seeking sturdy shelter until
these storms pass.

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LAT...LON 4807 10449 4792 10404 4664 10405 4664 10435
      4668 10442 4669 10461 4666 10461 4666 10473
      4661 10474 4661 10486 4657 10486 4654 10518
TIME...MOT...LOC 2124Z 262DEG 22KT 4779 10461 4635 10559 

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Proton


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WWUS85 KTFX 241732 RRA
SPSTFX

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
1132 AM MDT WED MAY 24 2017
 
MTZ011-047-241845-
Hill MT-Blaine MT-
1132 AM MDT WED MAY 24 2017

At 1100 AM MDT, local law enforcement reported significantly reduced 
visibility in blowing dust at the Port of Wild Horse border crossing 
in northern Hill county. Satellite imagery indicates several areas of 
blowing dust due to strong winds across recently plowed fields in 
northern Hill and Blaine counties. Strong and gusty west winds will 
continue through this afternoon, with areas of blowing dust and 
reduced visibility continuing in these areas. Locations impacted 
include... Turner, Hogeland and Simpson. 

LAT...LON 4875 10826 4872 10832 4862 11065 4900 11068
      4900 10823
TIME...MOT...LOC 1709Z 259DEG 55KT 4900 10955 

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Hoenisch


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