Montana Department of Transportation

Main Content

Accidents and Incidents Report

Special Weather Statement

***********************************************************************
 
Note:  Be sure to pay close attention to the date and time of each warning.    
This document contains all warnings in the state so please read the
complete document.
 
***********************************************************************

WWUS85 KBYZ 240544
SPSBYZ

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Billings MT
1144 PM MDT SUN JUL 23 2017
 
MTZ037-240645-
Carter MT-
1144 PM MDT SUN JUL 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

At 1141 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of strong 
thunderstorms over northeast Wyoming moving northward into Carter 
county. 

Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with the 
stronger storms in this cluster. Locally heavy rainfall is also 
likely. 

Locations impacted include...
Alzada, Ridgeway, Capitol, Albion, Hammond and Ridge. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 4500 10504 4506 10504 4563 10465 4564 10404
      4500 10404
TIME...MOT...LOC 0541Z 229DEG 49KT 4505 10452 

--------------------------------

Chambers


****************************
****************************

WWUS85 KTFX 240929
SPSTFX

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
329 AM MDT Mon Jul 24 2017

MTZ012-013-048.051-241130-
Cascade-Chouteau-Southern Rocky Mountain Front-Eastern Teton-
Judith Basin-Fergus-
Including the cities of Great Falls, Floweree, Carter, 
Fort Benton, Bynum, Choteau, Pendroy, Fairfield, Dutton, Power, 
Raynesford, Geyser, Stanford, Windham, Benchland, Hobson, 
Moccasin, Hilger, and Lewistown
329 AM MDT Mon Jul 24 2017

A wind shift will move south through the region for the next few
hours. Expect winds to shift to the north with sustained winds of
30 to 40 mph gusting to near 50 mph at times. Winds are expected
to diminish during the morning hours.

--------------------------------

KLG


****************************
****************************