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Special Weather Statement

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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
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WWUS85 KBYZ 310002
SPSBYZ

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
602 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014
 
MTZ033-037-310100-
CARTER MT-FALLON MT-
602 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

AT 600 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG 
THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES EAST OF EKALAKA TO 11 MILES 
SOUTHWEST OF RIDGEWAY...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH 
THESE STORMS...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RIDGEWAY...CAPITOL...BELLTOWER AND MILL IRON. 

LAT...LON 4531 10486 4599 10446 4605 10405 4530 10404
TIME...MOT...LOC 0000Z 254DEG 30KT 4585 10439 4538 10470 

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WWUS85 KTFX 302225
SPSTFX

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
425 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

MTZ008-015-302315-
BEAVERHEAD MT-MADISON MT-
425 PM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EXTREME SOUTHERN MADISON AND
SOUTHEASTERN BEAVERHEAD COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM MDT...

AT 422 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF MONIDA...OR 31 MILES
NORTHWEST OF IDMON...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAIL UP TO ONE-HALF INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...MONIDA.

IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING.


LAT...LON 4450 11261 4468 11266 4480 11205 4456 11198
      4454 11223 4456 11225 4456 11229 4453 11235
TIME...MOT...LOC 2225Z 265DEG 35KT 4463 11238

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