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Special Weather Statement

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WWUS85 KBYZ 230530

SPSBYZ



Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Billings MT

1130 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

 

MTZ033-037-230630-

Fallon MT-Carter MT-

1130 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019



...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...



At 1129 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along

a line extending from 16 miles southeast of Ekalaka to 10 miles south

of Ridgeway. Movement was northeast at 20 mph.



Dime size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph are possible with these

storms.



Locations impacted include...

Ridgeway, Belltower, Webster, Capitol, Medicine Rocks State Park and

Mill Iron.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead

to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

roadways.



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.



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LAT...LON 4524 10458 4573 10450 4614 10448 4612 10404

      4540 10404

TIME...MOT...LOC 0529Z 221DEG 18KT 4568 10438 4532 10448 



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Tesar



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WWUS85 KGGW 230547

SPSGGW



Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Glasgow MT

1147 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

 

MTZ017-020-023-230630-

Western Roosevelt MT-McCone MT-Central and Southern Valley MT-

1147 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019



...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN ROOSEVELT...EAST

CENTRAL VALLEY AND NORTH CENTRAL MCCONE COUNTIES UNTIL 1230 AM MDT...



At 1146 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near

Frazer, or 20 miles southwest of Wolf Point, moving northeast at 10

mph.



Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with

this storm.



Locations impacted include...

Frazer and Oswego. 



LAT...LON 4780 10601 4799 10623 4819 10604 4799 10563

TIME...MOT...LOC 0546Z 226DEG 8KT 4797 10604 



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Gilchrist



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WWUS85 KTFX 230310

SPSTFX



Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Great Falls MT

910 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019

 

MTZ051-230400-

Fergus MT-

910 PM MDT Thu Aug 22 2019



...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...



At 910 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 17

miles southwest of Flatwillow, or 20 miles northwest of Roundup,

moving northeast at 15 mph.



Brief heavy rain and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with 

this storm.



This storm will remain over mainly rural areas of southeastern Fergus

County.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.

Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe

shelter inside a building or vehicle.



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LAT...LON 4676 10863 4675 10868 4674 10884 4675 10896

      4676 10896 4704 10861

TIME...MOT...LOC 0310Z 228DEG 13KT 4672 10874 



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SC



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