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WFUS55 KBYZ 100042
TORBYZ
MTC011-100145-
/O.NEW.KBYZ.TO.W.0005.160810T0042Z-160810T0145Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
642 PM MDT TUE AUG 9 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL CARTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MONTANA...

* UNTIL 745 PM MDT

* AT 641 PM MDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
  TORNADO WAS LOCATED 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF RIDGEWAY...OR 22 MILES
  SOUTHEAST OF EKALAKA...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

  HAZARD...TORNADO AND TENNIS BALL SIZE HAIL. 

  SOURCE...WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED FUNNEL CLOUD. 

  IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
           SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
           DAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE
           DAMAGE IS LIKELY. 

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

  THIS REPLACES THE WARNING PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT FOR THIS AREA.

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 YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A
MOBILE HOME...OR IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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LAT...LON 4539 10466 4586 10464 4585 10404 4542 10404
TIME...MOT...LOC 0041Z 270DEG 44KT 4560 10433 

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...2.50IN

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HOOLEY


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