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WFUS55 KBYZ 040144
TORBYZ
MTC075-040215-
/O.NEW.KBYZ.TO.W.0016.130804T0144Z-130804T0215Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
744 PM MDT SAT AUG 3 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN POWDER RIVER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MONTANA...

* UNTIL 815 PM MDT
    
* AT 741 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED 9 
  MILES SOUTH OF BROADUS...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH. THIS 
  STORM HAS A HISTORY OF A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN AND CONTINUES 
  TO INDICATE ROTATION. 

* THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
  SOUTHEASTERN POWDER RIVER COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME OR
OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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LAT...LON 4533 10551 4540 10536 4524 10510 4511 10536
TIME...MOT...LOC 0141Z 321DEG 18KT 4531 10539 
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